SO5140 : Rail tamper at Hereford railway station

taken 6 years ago, near to Hereford, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Rail tamper at Hereford railway station
Rail tamper at Hereford railway station
Stationary under the footbridge (but not being used) is Colas Rail DR73907 rail tamper (or ballast tamper) . The machine is used to tamp or pack the ballast under rails and to correct the alignment of the rails to make them parallel and level.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 515 405 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.6446N 2:42.5298W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 515 405
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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