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Tamping machine

Post #1 by martyn williams » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:38 pm

Took a photo of this machine as it had an extra " device " glued to its frame.
I thought I was seeing things :lol:
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Re: Tamping machine

Post #2 by gah1950 » Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:28 pm

hello martyn,
looks like the end of that spare pin is worn :lol: .


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Re: Tamping machine

Post #3 by martyn williams » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:09 pm

I think they used it in their lunch break. Funny lot those Network rail boys :lol:


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Re: Tamping machine

Post #4 by Renaultman » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:44 pm

Thats how you put cant or super elevation on curved track. That extra devise helps vibrate one side more than the other and gives you the required lean on curved track. Hope I've explained it.


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Re: Tamping machine

Post #5 by martyn williams » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:45 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:


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Re: Tamping machine

Post #6 by cranky the crane » Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:46 am

If you need any of them spare parts mate the wife has lots in stock lol


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