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

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

17 November 2019 10:51 AM
Viewed 36 times
(3 times this month, 36 times this year)

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

4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 51 times
(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 51 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 240 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 10 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 408 times
(18 times this month, 172 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 865 times
(5 times this week, 3 times this month, 51 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1771 times
(4 times this week, 3 times this month, 80 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1351 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 37 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2737 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 42 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2374 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 65 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2549 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 39 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 3963 times
(6 times this week, 3 times this month, 84 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3454 times
(4 times this week, 2 times this month, 84 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1294 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 30 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1381 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 26 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1439 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 63 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3717 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 89 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3002 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 27 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1418 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1391 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 48 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1371 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 15 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1227 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2328 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 51 times this year)

Viewed 6623 times (3 times this week, 33 times this month, 224 times this year)