Research Papers & Articles


The Railway Tie Association is committed to supporting research throughout all aspects of the wood and rail industries. We also want to make as much of this information available online to you as possible. Articles available for download are found on the pages listed below.

Life Cycle Analysis of Creosote Treated Ties in the US Comparison Paper (2013)

Gateway Document for New Products

Research Papers and Articles

Research and Development Compendiums - Volume 1 and 2

Quality Control in Wood Preservation Plants

Dr. Allan Zarembski Papers

Historical Wood Preserving Documents

Research and Articles on Dual Treatments for Crossties



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