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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 operated Jackson 6700SJ2 ballast tamper TAMP015 at the Metro Infrastructure Siding at Paisley

14 May 2019 14:02 PM
Viewed 125 times
(1 time this month, 125 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 250 times
(12 times this month, 14 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 723 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 109 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 2220 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 95 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1508 times
(22 times this month, 139 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1231 times
(4 times this month, 97 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2605 times
(6 times this month, 115 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2193 times
(14 times this month, 148 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2423 times
(13 times this month, 113 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 3762 times
(19 times this month, 230 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3225 times
(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 194 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1207 times
(7 times this month, 74 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1306 times
(5 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1246 times
(12 times this month, 101 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3374 times
(38 times this month, 314 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 2909 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 102 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1347 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1250 times
(13 times this month, 87 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1315 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1163 times
(4 times this month, 55 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2164 times
(7 times this month, 79 times this year)

Trolley with light sources, allowing the tamper to determine the amount of track lift

25 April 2009 14:39 PM
Viewed 1091 times
(4 times this month, 51 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:38 PM
Viewed 1078 times
(2 times this month, 48 times this year)

Viewed 5985 times (2 times this week, 16 times this month, 391 times this year)