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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 128 times
(4 times this month, 128 times this year)

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

Saturday 7 November 2020 10:06 AM
Viewed 141 times
(5 times this month, 141 times this year)

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

Tuesday 9 June 2020 12:07 PM
Viewed 273 times
(1 time this month, 57 times this year)

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

Sunday 17 November 2019 10:51 AM
Viewed 219 times
(9 times this month, 131 times this year)

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

Monday 4 November 2019 15:23 PM
Viewed 258 times
(11 times this month, 139 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 587 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

Friday 15 February 2019 15:58 PM
Viewed 352 times
(12 times this month, 92 times this year)

Ballast tamper at the John Holland track machine compound at Spotswood

Sunday 20 January 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 403 times
(2 times this month, 158 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 775 times
(1 time this month, 21 times this year)

McConnell Dowell ballast tamper stabled at Tottenham Yard

Thursday 29 October 2015 18:21 PM
Viewed 1103 times
(1 time this month, 106 times this year)

ARTC ballast tamper TJ082 at Junee

Monday 16 May 2011 16:55 PM
Viewed 2145 times
(11 times this month, 122 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 1594 times
(6 times this month, 84 times this year)

Front view of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:41 AM
Viewed 3034 times
(10 times this month, 116 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 2897 times
(21 times this month, 156 times this year)

Rear trailer of Plasser and Theurer 09 32 CSM ballast tamper

Sunday 30 August 2009 11:40 AM
Viewed 2818 times
(12 times this month, 105 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 4544 times
(16 times this month, 160 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 3920 times
(17 times this month, 176 times this year)

Small wheels and gripper for lifting rails when tamping

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
Viewed 1520 times
(7 times this month, 113 times this year)

Tamping tines

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:04 AM
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(4 times this month, 58 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 1759 times
(13 times this month, 140 times this year)

V/Line RNA operated Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper coded RNTM3001

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 4542 times
(1 time this week, 24 times this month, 295 times this year)

Front end of Pandrol Jackson 6700 tamper

Saturday 13 June 2009 10:02 AM
Viewed 3231 times
(7 times this month, 88 times this year)

Viewed 7761 times (1 time this week, 4 times this month, 611 times this year)