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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 at work at Paisley on the SG

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1631 times
(1 time this month, 99 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:49 PM
Viewed 1696 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 118 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1576 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 89 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:42 PM
Viewed 1445 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 115 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:41 PM
Viewed 2612 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 124 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:39 PM
Viewed 1333 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2009 14:38 PM
Viewed 1304 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

Wednesday 14 January 2009 19:34 PM
Viewed 2078 times
(4 times this month, 91 times this year)

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

Saturday 12 July 2008 10:07 AM
Viewed 3258 times
(123 times this week, 320 times this month, 489 times this year)

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

Saturday 10 May 2008 17:46 PM
Viewed 1332 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

Saturday 10 May 2008 17:45 PM
Viewed 1227 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 109 times this year)

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

Friday 16 November 2007 14:22 PM
Viewed 2346 times
(3 times this month, 116 times this year)

Ballast tamper stabled at Lara

Tuesday 23 October 2007 15:54 PM
Viewed 1117 times
(1 time this month, 61 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

Tuesday 23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1166 times
(1 time this month, 81 times this year)

Close up of Plasser 07-16B tamper

Tuesday 23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1743 times
(4 times this month, 138 times this year)

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

Tuesday 23 October 2007 15:46 PM
Viewed 1867 times
(3 times this month, 188 times this year)

Ballast tamper crossing Surfcoast Highway

Monday 14 May 2007 01:22 AM
Viewed 894 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 73 times this year)

Ballast tamper at work near Surfcoast Highway

Monday 14 May 2007 01:21 AM
Viewed 1265 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 80 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

Sunday 13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 926 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 66 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

Sunday 13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 861 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 61 times this year)

Ballast tamper runs through South Geelong

Sunday 13 May 2007 01:23 AM
Viewed 978 times
(4 times this month, 73 times this year)

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

Saturday 10 March 2007 09:34 AM
Viewed 2787 times
(5 times this month, 194 times this year)

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

Tuesday 19 September 2006 14:12 PM
Viewed 1046 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

Friday 15 September 2006 11:08 AM
Viewed 1718 times
(3 times this month, 112 times this year)

Viewed 7810 times (2 times this week, 53 times this month, 660 times this year)