How Much Does a Railroad Tie Weigh?


Railroad ties are wooden planks used to hold down the tracks that trains run on. Railroad ties must be 8.5 feet long to meet the regulations for use on train tracks. A standard railroad tie is estimated to weigh between 100 and 200 pounds each.
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Roughly 200 lbs.
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alot, but it depends on how long they are.
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