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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

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

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

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

4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 14 times
(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 14 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 152 times
(4 times this month, 152 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 308 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 72 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 769 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 155 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 2246 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 121 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1604 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 235 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1273 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 139 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2641 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 151 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2231 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 186 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2464 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 154 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 3801 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 269 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3285 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 254 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1233 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 100 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1330 times
(2 times this month, 83 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1329 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 184 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3462 times
(8 times this week, 12 times this month, 402 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 2934 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 127 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1367 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 89 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1283 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 120 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1333 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1183 times
(1 time this month, 75 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2225 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 140 times this year)

Viewed 6243 times (6 times this week, 58 times this month, 649 times this year)