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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

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1418 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 62 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1274 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2393 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 116 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:39 PM
Viewed 1198 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 70 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:38 PM
Viewed 1184 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 68 times this year)

Downer EDI Works operated Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper coded SW006, stabled at Gheringhap on the standard gauge

14 January 2009 19:34 PM
Viewed 1906 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 108 times this year)

Shepparton yard, Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper, operated by Downer EDI Works, coded RTM3005

12 July 2008 10:07 AM
Viewed 2694 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 109 times this year)

Southern Cross, Plasser 79-800W operated by John Holland, coded 6-52-006

10 May 2008 17:46 PM
Viewed 1198 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 72 times this year)

Southern Cross, Plasser 79-800W operated by John Holland, coded 6-52-006

10 May 2008 17:45 PM
Viewed 1051 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 63 times this year)

Downer EDI Works operated Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper, coded RTM3003

16 November 2007 14:22 PM
Viewed 2142 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 102 times this year)

Ballast tamper stabled at Lara

23 October 2007 15:54 PM
Viewed 1002 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 53 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1031 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 65 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1552 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 87 times this year)

John Holland operated Plasser 07-16B tamper, coded 6-52-001, stabled at Lara

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1562 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 122 times this year)

Ballast tamper crossing Surfcoast Highway

14 May 2007 01:22 AM
Viewed 769 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 43 times this year)

Ballast tamper at work near Surfcoast Highway

14 May 2007 01:21 AM
Viewed 1130 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 68 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 820 times
(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 58 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 763 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 51 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 866 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 54 times this year)

John Holland operated Plasser 07-16B tamper at Dandenong, coded 6-52-012

10 March 2007 09:34 AM
Viewed 2384 times
(10 times this week, 26 times this month, 211 times this year)

Works Infrastructure operated Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper, coded RTM3005, at work at Newport

19 September 2006 14:12 PM
Viewed 938 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 57 times this year)

John Holland operated Plasser 07-16B tamper, coded 41221

15 September 2006 11:08 AM
Viewed 1554 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 60 times this year)

Ballast tamper outside North Shore

11 June 2006 12:14 PM
Viewed 1109 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 65 times this year)

Plasser 79-800W Beaver Tamper at Newport, coded 6-52-006 or 41213

26 May 2006 14:50 PM
Viewed 1370 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 87 times this year)

Viewed 6923 times (19 times this week, 19 times this month, 524 times this year)