Wongm's Rail Gallery » Track machines » Ballast tampers

Ballast tampers

Use tines to pick ballast under and around the sleepers - 'lift and 'line' the track, correcting faults by packing 'tamping' under the sleepers

Laing O'Rourke operated Jackson 6700SJ2 ballast tamper TAMP015 at the Metro Infrastructure Siding at Paisley

14 May 2019 14:02 PM
Viewed 81 times
(7 times this week, 8 times this month, 81 times this year)

Harsco Mark VI ballast tamper stabled in the turntable road at Bacchus Marsh

For use on the Ballarat line upgrade

22 August 2018 17:40 PM
Viewed 212 times
(5 times this week, 11 times this month, 212 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 690 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 76 times this year)

Plasser Australia Beaver 79-800W ballast tamper in the old substation siding at Albion, operated by John Holland and coded 6-52-006

26 June 2011 12:28 PM
Viewed 2196 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 71 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1462 times
(4 times this week, 16 times this month, 93 times this year)

Rear view of Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1214 times
(8 times this week, 19 times this month, 80 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2576 times
(5 times this week, 14 times this month, 86 times this year)

Side view of Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2140 times
(5 times this week, 12 times this month, 95 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2389 times
(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 79 times this year)

Main unit of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper, operated by John Holland, coded 41264

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 3714 times
(4 times this week, 31 times this month, 182 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3166 times
(9 times this week, 28 times this month, 135 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1186 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 53 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1288 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 41 times this year)

Plate showing various lifting and transportation locks on a Pandrol Jackson 6700 ballast tamper

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1214 times
(4 times this week, 17 times this month, 69 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3285 times
(7 times this week, 39 times this month, 225 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 2879 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 72 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1325 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 47 times this year)

Trolley with optical sensors, allowing the tamper to set the track alignment

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1222 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 59 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S coded SW006 at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1304 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 54 times this year)

Trolley with optical sensors, allowing the tamper to set the track alignment

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1151 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 43 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S coded SW006 at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2140 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 55 times this year)

Trolley with light sources, allowing the tamper to determine the amount of track lift

25 April 2009 14:39 PM
Viewed 1076 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 36 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S coded SW006 at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:38 PM
Viewed 1066 times
(5 times this week, 10 times this month, 36 times this year)

Viewed 5884 times (10 times this week, 24 times this month, 290 times this year)