Builder's Plate - Ballast Regulator Machine

Production date
1975
Country
Canada
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Object detail

Description
A rectangular shaped aluminium plate painted navy blue and 'Tamper' pressed into the front of the plate. The other lettering on the front of the plate has been painted on in white.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Production date
1975
Production place
Measurements
H77 x W197 x D2mm
Media/Materials description
Aluminium
Paint
Signature/Marks
Tamper
MADE IN CANADA \ MODEL BEB - 17 \ SER# 1775175
History and use
This builder's plate is from an MMB Class ballast regulator machine built by Tamper. It was purchased by Queensland Railways in 1975.

Queensland Railways purchased numerous track maintenance vehicles from Tamper beginning in the mid 1960s. Vehicles included MMA Class tampers, MMB Class ballast regulators, MMC Class crib & shoulder compactors, MMD Class track lifter/slewers and track jack models, MMG Class spike drivers, MMH Class sleeper spacers, MMJ Class dual head sleeper borers, MMK Class sleeper cranes, MML Class sleeper cranes and sleeper renewers, MMM Class spike drivers, MMO Class anchor adjusters, MMS Class rotary scarifiers, MMT Class vibratool switch tampers and spot tampers, MMU Class spike springers, MMY Class track laying machines, track & overhead geometry cars, track gophers and switch undercutters and MMZ Class joint lifter models.
Registration number
R6857

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