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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 6700SJ2 ballast tamper TAMP015 stabled at Paisley

9 June 2020 12:07 PM
Viewed 47 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 47 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper z025/103 parked in their depot at McIntyre

17 November 2019 10:51 AM
Viewed 65 times
(5 times this month, 65 times this year)

Coupler and air brake connections on the end of Plasser tamper 41229

4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 88 times
(4 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

14 May 2019 14:02 PM
Viewed 333 times
(1 time this month, 103 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper z025/021 parked in their depot at McIntyre

15 February 2019 15:58 PM
Viewed 196 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 85 times this year)

Ballast tamper at the John Holland track machine compound at Spotswood

20 January 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 159 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 70 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 518 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 13 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 918 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 104 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 2408 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 100 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1868 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 177 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1399 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 85 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2780 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 85 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2484 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 175 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2608 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 98 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 4091 times
(4 times this week, 20 times this month, 212 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3578 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 208 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1326 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 62 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1412 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1514 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 138 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3913 times
(13 times this week, 49 times this month, 285 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3062 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 87 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1456 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1447 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 104 times this year)

Viewed 6865 times (5 times this week, 16 times this month, 466 times this year)