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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

Saturday 7 November 2020 10:14 AM
Viewed 173 times, 27 times this year)

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

Saturday 7 November 2020 10:06 AM
Viewed 193 times, 35 times this year)

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

Tuesday 9 June 2020 12:07 PM
Viewed 345 times
(17 times this month, 129 times this year)

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

Sunday 17 November 2019 10:51 AM
Viewed 276 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 29 times this year)

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

Monday 4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 301 times
(9 times this month, 25 times this year)

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

Tuesday 14 May 2019 14:02 PM
Viewed 667 times
(7 times this month, 162 times this year)

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

Friday 15 February 2019 15:58 PM
Viewed 414 times
(7 times this month, 154 times this year)

Ballast tamper at the John Holland track machine compound at Spotswood

Sunday 20 January 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 446 times
(6 times this month, 201 times this year)

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

For use on the Ballarat line upgrade

Wednesday 22 August 2018 17:40 PM
Viewed 847 times
(17 times this month, 93 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

Thursday 29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 1147 times
(10 times this month, 150 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

Monday 16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 2229 times
(3 times this month, 206 times this year)

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

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1635 times
(3 times this month, 125 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 3085 times
(4 times this month, 167 times this year)

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

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2974 times
(4 times this month, 233 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2880 times
(2 times this month, 167 times this year)

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

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 4625 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 241 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 4036 times
(8 times this month, 292 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1573 times
(5 times this month, 166 times this year)

Tamping tines

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1568 times
(2 times this month, 96 times this year)

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

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1850 times
(8 times this month, 231 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 4677 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 430 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3280 times
(4 times this month, 137 times this year)

Viewed 7947 times (2 times this week, 42 times this month, 797 times this year)