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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

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

25 April 2009 14:39 PM
Viewed 1118 times
(2 times this month, 78 times this year)

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

25 April 2009 14:38 PM
Viewed 1107 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 77 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 1788 times
(10 times this month, 165 times this year)

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

12 July 2008 10:07 AM
Viewed 2571 times
(9 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
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(6 times this month, 95 times this year)

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

10 May 2008 17:45 PM
Viewed 968 times
(5 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

16 November 2007 14:22 PM
Viewed 2019 times
(13 times this month, 130 times this year)

Ballast tamper stabled at Lara

23 October 2007 15:54 PM
Viewed 935 times
(5 times this month, 93 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 946 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 92 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1439 times
(3 times this month, 102 times this year)

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

23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1408 times
(13 times this month, 141 times this year)

Ballast tamper crossing Surfcoast Highway

14 May 2007 01:22 AM
Viewed 718 times
(1 time this month, 75 times this year)

Ballast tamper at work near Surfcoast Highway

14 May 2007 01:21 AM
Viewed 1044 times
(4 times this month, 102 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 752 times
(1 time this month, 82 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 704 times
(3 times this month, 67 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 803 times
(3 times this month, 83 times this year)

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

10 March 2007 09:34 AM
Viewed 2121 times
(1 time this week, 17 times this month, 250 times this year)

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

19 September 2006 14:12 PM
Viewed 870 times
(3 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

15 September 2006 11:08 AM
Viewed 1479 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 146 times this year)

Ballast tamper outside North Shore

11 June 2006 12:14 PM
Viewed 1028 times
(8 times this month, 92 times this year)

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

26 May 2006 14:50 PM
Viewed 1261 times
(11 times this month, 102 times this year)

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

26 May 2006 14:43 PM
Viewed 2835 times
(1 time this week, 31 times this month, 364 times this year)

Works Infrastructure operated Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper, coded RTM3005, on the move at South Geelong

5 February 2006 16:34 PM
Viewed 800 times
(5 times this month, 76 times this year)

Works Infrastructure operated Pandrol Jackson 6700s tamper, coded RTM3005, on the move at South Geelong

5 February 2006 16:28 PM
Viewed 735 times
(4 times this month, 77 times this year)

Viewed 6354 times (5 times this week, 24 times this month, 760 times this year)