Superior Sleepers Laying from A R Richards

A R Richards offers professional sleeper laying services to create stable foundations for your large-scale projects.

With sites extending hundreds of metres in length, properly laying sleepers takes skill and precision. Our team handles everything from coordinating sleeper delivery to measuring and levelling the ground to meet your specifications.


Our Process

Once you’ve arranged delivery of your sleepers to the site, we take care of the rest. Our process ensures accuracy while minimising disruption to your schedule:

• Site Preparation – Our digger operator will level the existing terrain, creating a flat, consistent surface on which to position the sleepers.
• Marking and Measuring – Working from your plans, we will mark out exact spots for each sleeper to be laid using stakes and quality measuring tools.
• Laying Sleepers – With areas delineated, our team will carefully lay down each sleeper side-by-side, verifying alignment and spacing between them.
• Tamping and Securing – Finally, we tamp down gravel, ballast or other aggregates between the sleepers to stabilise them before securing them.

Why Choose A R Richards?

When you choose us for your sleeper laying needs, you can expect:

• Efficient coordination of crane/digger hire and aggregated deliveries
• Careful sleeper placement based on railway engineering best practices
• Levelled, tamped surfaces built to support heavy use over time
• Adaptability to unique layouts and site conditions
• Attention to safety, minimising risk throughout the project

With decades of combined experience laying railway sleepers, constructing tram tracks, and preparing agricultural yards, we have the knowledge needed to execute even the most complex projects seamlessly.


Contact A. R. Richards

For railway, agricultural, or construction ventures of any scale, a reliable sleeper foundation is paramount. Trust A R Richards to deliver the equipment, expertise, and experience needed to see your sleepers laid correctly from the first beam to the last. Contact us today to discuss your upcoming project requirements in detail.

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