RU411 Plasser and Theurer UST 79 S universal tamping machine

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RU411 at Highley
The Plasser and Theurer UST 79 S universal tamping machine has a road-rail capability, with two bogies for rail working and a three-axle road chassis and semitrailer for movement by road.[1]

Plasser and Theurer UST79S Switch Crossing Tamper RU411 was formerly used by Balfour Beatty, and was photographed at Debden LUL in 1995. Between 2006 and 2010 it was at the Midland Railway Centre at Butterley but had arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society by 2011.[2] The photograph shows the tamper stabled at Highley in 2017; as of June 2019 it is no longer there and its whereabouts are now uncertain.

See also

Other rolling stock

References

  1. Plasser and Theurer UST 79 S
  2. Photos on OntrackPlant.Com