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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 19 times, 19 times this year)

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

4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 22 times
(2 times this month, 22 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 174 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 174 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 338 times
(6 times this week, 14 times this month, 102 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 800 times
(15 times this month, 186 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 1664 times
(24 times this month, 295 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:42 AM
Viewed 1297 times
(7 times this month, 163 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 2665 times
(11 times this month, 175 times this year)

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

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2270 times
(25 times this month, 225 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2485 times
(8 times this month, 175 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 3841 times
(20 times this month, 309 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3329 times
(25 times this month, 298 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1244 times
(4 times this month, 111 times this year)

Tamping tines

13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1342 times
(6 times this month, 95 times this year)

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

13 June 2009 10:03 AM
Viewed 1360 times
(15 times this month, 215 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3550 times
(54 times this month, 490 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 2954 times
(6 times this month, 147 times this year)

Pandrol Jackson 6700S at work at Paisley on the SG

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1384 times
(6 times this month, 106 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1317 times
(13 times this month, 154 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1345 times
(2 times this month, 95 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1198 times
(6 times this month, 90 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2255 times
(16 times this month, 170 times this year)

Viewed 6367 times (1 time this week, 37 times this month, 773 times this year)