DELIVERY
CHOICES
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How much does it cost to deliver your railway sleepers ?
The cost depends on where you live, the number, size and weight of the sleepers, & how quickly you want them.
Look at the different ways of our delivering to you on the links opposite, and see which fits your situation best ...
Full artic load of railway sleepers
Dutch oak Grade 1 railway sleepers

Want to COLLECT from Nottingham ?
PLEASE ring us first
to make an appointment.

0115 9890445 / 07971 914781
BE REALISTIC about the size of your car / vehicle!!

 

1) 100% OF UK . .2 - 3 DAY SERVICE . . Delivery by PALLET . . *No minimum order

THIS IS A VERY QUICK SERVICE that covers 100% of the UK (With the possible exceptions of some islands and boggy bits)
* You can CHOSE any delivery day you want in advance
* Delivery can be within 2- 3 working days. Next day delivery also available.
* Delivery is normally Monday - Friday between 9.00am and 1.
00pm. Timed deliveries & Saturday deliveries by arrangement, with a surcharge.
* No minimum order

OFFLOADING

* You must be present for the delivery
* You are responsible for offloading the railway sleepers from the vehicle. The vehicle does NOT have a crane offload.
*
The easiest option is for the sleepers to be offloaded with a forklift or equivalent. If you haven't got one, you MUST have at least 2 or more strong'ish people to manually offload. The sleepers are too heavy for one person to lift.
* The driver is not able to help you offload or carry materials into your house or garden. One exception! If the railway sleepers are 1.2m or less, the lorry driver can sometimes place the sleepers onto the pavement or road using the lorry tail lift and hand palletruck.
* You must ensure in advance that a lorry has clear access to your property.
It is crucial to tell us, when you order, whether there are any delivery problems - e.g. a narrow road, cul de sac, cars parked in front of the property etc.. An unsuccesful delivery may incur a further charge.

THE DELIVERY CHARGE
The delivery charge is based on:
1) Your postcode
2) How many pallet spaces the sleepers take up. One pallet space is 1.2m long. Hence, a 2.4m railway sleeper takes up 2 pallet spaces, and a 3m railway sleeper takes up 3 pallet spaces.
3) The total number of pallets.. You can get (very approx average) up to 30 pine sleepers, or 20 hardwood sleepers on a pallet. Hence 50 pine sleepers would be divided on to 2 pallets, and 60 hardwood sleepers would be divided on to 3 pallets.

 
Delivery examples: (2 - 4 days)
1) 25 no.Baltic pine sleepers (3m x 250mm x 125mm) to Bristol
= 1 pallet (3 pallet spaces wide) to BS postcode
£115 inc.fuel surcharge

2) 40 no.French oak sleepers (2.4 x 250mm x 125mm) to Luton
= 2 pallets (each 2 spaces wide - total of 4 pallet spaces) to LU postcode
£135 inc.fuel surcharge

28 no. Baltic pine sleepers (1.2m x 250mm x 125mm) to Derby
= 1 pallet (1 space wide) to DE postcode
£40 inc.fuel surcharge
Palletline lorry delivering railway sleepers
PALLET DELIVERY EXAMPLES
Delivery within 2-4 days
1 pallet
2
pallet
3
pallet
4 pallet
5 pallet
6 pallet
At present there is a 15% fuel surcharge included in the postcode price chart below ........................................................Prices + Vat

DE, NG,

£40 £55 £70 £85 £100
£115
B, CV, DY, LE, WS, WV, £52 £68 £92 £105 £120 £135
BD, BL, CB, CW, DN, HD, HG, HP, HX, LS, M, MK, NN, OL, OX, PE 1-20, S, SG, SK, ST, SY 1-22, TF, WA, WD, WF, WN, £56 £78 £105 £120 £138 £152
AL, BA, BS, CH, CM, EN, GL, HA, HR, HU, IG, KT, L, LN, LU, PE 21+, RG, RM, SL, SN, TW, UB, WR, £62 £86 £115 £135 £150 £170
BB, BH, BN, BR, CF, CO, CR, CT, DA, DH, DL, DT, E, EC, FY,GU, IP, LA 1-3, LL 1-14, ME, N, NE 1-40, NP, NR, NW, PO 1-29, PR, RH, SA 1-14, SE, SM, SO, SP, SR, SS, SW, TN, TS, W, YO, £68 £99 £125 £150 £170
£182
LA 4+, NE 41+, £74 £104 £128 £152 £175 £198
CA, EX, LL 15+, PL, SY 23-25, TA, TQ, £83 £110 £136 £162 £192 £218
DG, EH, FK, G, KA 1-26, LD, ML, SA 15+, TD, TR, £90 £130 £177 £225 £268 £310
KY, PA 1-19, PH 1-5 & 12-14, £99 £142 £199 £256 £310 £355
AB, DD, IV 1-10, £120 £175 £225 £310 £355 £400
2) NOTTINGHAM DELIVERIES. . 2 - 7 WORKING DAYS ....TRAILER DELIVERY

LOCAL DELIVERIES in the Nottingham Area
For local loads of up to 2.5 tonnes (about 32 pine sleepers or 20 hardwood sleepers) we use a 4 wheel drive vehicle & trailer which which should be able to access most roads & backed onto most drives. If no help is available, the driver will hand offload the sleepers onto a space directly next to the trailer (within 6 ft). Help will be required with large, heavier numbers. We cannot carry things further than that (i.e. into the back garden). Occasionally at drivers discretion, if we're not in a hurry, and offered a strong pair of hands, we may agree to carry the sleepers a very short distance.

You must ensure in advance that there is access space for the trailer to offload
.
It is crucial to tell us, when you order, whether there are any delivery problems - e.g. a narrow road, cul de sac, cars parked in front of the property etc...
Deliveries are usually Monday - Friday, between 9am - 4pm.

 
LOCAL DELIVERY EXAMPLES
Expected delivery within 2-7 DAYS
£ + vat
Prices can be effected by changes in Diesel costs, crude oil, foreign policy! etc..
Bingham, Cotgrave, Radcliffe on Trent, Tollerton, Keyworth
£20 - £35 + vat
Nottingham city area, West Bridgford, Carlton, Sherwood, Clifton, Arnold
£35-£45 + vat
Grantham, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Newark, Southwell,
£48 - £60
Local trailer delivery of railway sleepers
3) 100% OF UK ...4 - 7 DAYS.. .FULL LORRY LOAD DELIVERIES
 

DELIVERIES to almost 100% of the UK (With the possible exceptions of some islands and boggy bits) with artic and rigid lorries
This is most economic way of buying and delivering large loads of railway sleepers (e.g. 100 - 500) from our Nottingham yard, or one of our national storage yards or sawmills.
You can can normally chose the delivery day that you want. We use several local transport companies.
OPTION ONE: CUSTOMER TO OFFLOAD
Your order is either delivered on a non-artic rigid lorry (approx 10 - 15 tons depending on vehicle) or an artic lorry (approx 24 - 26 tons).
The customer is responsible for offloading the lorry with forklift etc..
OPTION TWO: SELF OFFLOADING LORRY WITH HIAB CRANE OR EQUIVALENT
A more expensive option.
Your order is either delivered on a rigid hiab-crane lorry (10 tons max) or an artic crane lorry (approx 22 - 24 tons).
Your sleepers can be crane-offloaded so long as there is space for the crane to operate without lifting over vehicles etc..You must ensure in advance that there is access space for the lorry to operate.

It is crucial
to tell us, when you order, whether there are any delivery problems - e.g. a narrow road, cul de sac, cars parked
etc..
Deliveries are usually Monday - Friday, between 9am - 4pm.

DELIVERY EXAMPLES - option 1
Within 3-7 days ..Customer to offload
Artic lorry Rigid lorry
Prices can be effected by changes in Diesel costs etc..
UK (For Scotland, contact us) .Price according to postcode £300 - 460 £250- 400
Full artic load of railway sleepers
DELIVERY EXAMPLES - option 2
Within 3-7 days ..Crane offload
Artic lorry with crane Rigid lorry with crane
Prices can be effected by changes in Diesel costs etc..
UK (For Scotland, contact us) .Price according to postcode £350 - 600 £200 -480
4) Worldwide deliveries...7-70 DAYS.. .LORRY / SHIPPING / CONTAINER
 
Vessle Container vessle carrying railway sleepers

DELIVERIES WORLDWIDE
All responsibilty for arranging international haulage, shipping, ordering & filling containers, customs & paperwork etc.. lies with the customer.
Deliveries to the European mainland are often arranged with Artic lorry.
Deliveries to the rest of the world will normally be shipped by Container.

We can arrange delivery of sleepers to any UK destination or port. Alternatively customers can arrange collection from the central yard in Nottingham. Your order will be loaded by forklift. We do not load / stuff containers (with the exception of one of our European yards).

DELIVERY EXAMPLES TO PORTS
& UK DESTINATIONS ..3-10 days
Artic, Rigid or
Palletline lorry
Prices can be effected by changes in Diesel costs etc..
SEE DELIVERY CHOICES 2, 3 or 4 above
5) Intergalactic deliveries...7 days -300 light years.. .CARGO SPACECRAFT
Cargo spacecraft - Who knows, it could be carrying your railway sleepers to a far away planet !

DELIVERIES TO OUTER SPACE
All responsibilty for arranging intergalactic haulage, ordering & filling cargo spacecraft, and international space federation permits etc.. lies with the customer. Destination site to offload.
Deliveries to our own solar system can often be arranged with the European Space Agency
Deliveries to the rest of the universe will normally be shipped with the International Space Federation.

We can arrange delivery of sleepers to most launch pad sites. Alternatively customers can arrange collection from our headquarters in the UK. Your order will be loaded by forklift.
We do not load / stuff cargo spacecraft
(with the exception of our Houston branch).

DELIVERY EXAMPLES TO OUTER SPACE
Expected delivery within 7 days - 300 light years
Time
£
(no vat)
Prices can be effected by changes in costs of bipropellant, solid fuel or space piracy
Moon (approx 238,857 miles) 2 days
£1 million
Mars (approx 35 million miles) (averaging 25,000 miles per hour) 260 days
£75 million
Venus (approx 44 million miles away) Mercury (77 million miles away) 1 - 2 years
£144 million
Saturn (approx 746 million miles away) 20 years
£1.5 billion
Uranus (1.6 billion miles away) Neptune (approx 2.68 billion miles away) 40-70 years
£3.2 billion