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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

John Holland ballast tamper being moved by road along the Western Ring Road

7 November 2020 10:14 AM
Viewed 15 times
(15 times this month, 15 times this year)

John Holland ballast tamper being moved by road along the Western Ring Road

7 November 2020 10:06 AM
Viewed 19 times
(1 time this week, 19 times this month, 19 times this year)

Laing O'Rourke 6700SJ2 ballast tamper TAMP015 stabled at Paisley

9 June 2020 12:07 PM
Viewed 81 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

17 November 2019 10:51 AM
Viewed 91 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 3 times this year)

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

4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 125 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 6 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 394 times
(8 times this week, 10 times this month, 164 times this year)

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

15 February 2019 15:58 PM
Viewed 228 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 117 times this year)

Ballast tamper at the John Holland track machine compound at Spotswood

20 January 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 202 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 113 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 566 times
(7 times this week, 12 times this month, 61 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 946 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 132 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 2465 times
(4 times this week, 24 times this month, 157 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1923 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 232 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1431 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 117 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2825 times
(3 times this week, 21 times this month, 130 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2592 times
(10 times this week, 57 times this month, 283 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2652 times
(1 time this week, 17 times this month, 142 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 4236 times
(3 times this week, 67 times this month, 357 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3636 times
(1 time this week, 25 times this month, 266 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1359 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 95 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1430 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 75 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1551 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 175 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 4051 times
(8 times this week, 65 times this month, 423 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3092 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 117 times this year)

Viewed 7011 times (14 times this week, 28 times this month, 612 times this year)