Q: How many railroad ties are used per mile?
A: 3,250
Q: How many ties are there in the US?
A: 800 million
Q: How many miles of railroad track in the US?
A: 200,000 miles
Q: Can TieBam ties be used along with wood ties?
A: Yes
Q: Can TieBam use the same mechanical equipment used to install wood ties?
A: Yes
Q: What percent of crossties in the US is produced from wood?
A: Wood maintains a 93% market share. Concrete comprises 5%.
Q: What is the cost of wood ties?
A: $65 plus installation
Q: How much do concrete ties cost?
A: $200 plus installation
Q: How heavy are railroad ties?
A: Wood averages 240 pounds. TieBam ties weigh 280 pounds.
Q: How durable are railroad ties?
A: Wood ties last 25 years. TieBam ties last longer.