Fast and thorough: The Tamping Express 09-3X is able to tamp 2 kilometres of track below the sleepers in just one hour.
The Tamping Express of the Wiebe Group can work in a single-sleeper or three-sleeper mode.

Tamping Express 09-3X

The sprinter

The large number of sleepers installed on ballast in track systems not only ensure a constant and even gauge width, they also bear the weight of the rails, which is a amazing feat considering they have a minimum deadweight of just 49 kilograms per metre.

But to be able to guarantee absolute safe when trains weighing many tonnes use the track, the focus is not just on the quality of the sleepers but also on the foundations. And this is achieved by stable and also elastic tamping below the sleepers – a task that the Tamping Express 09-3X completes quickly, thoroughly and flexibly.

Total mass in tonnes


Metres/hour maximum tamping output

Maximum output, minimum work effort

Track tamping is measured in terms of speed and uniformity, which is why the Tamping Express 09-3X can be used in a cyclic mode or in a single-sleeper or three-sleeper mode. This reduces the time required at the construction site. The same also applies to the radius: The Tamping Express can also process minimal track radii of just 190 metres.

The benefits at a glance

  • Optimum utilization of track possessions
  • Proportional-parallel levelling system
  • Automatic master computer
  • Completely soundproofed
  • Combined height-direction laser
  • Digital 8-channel calliper

Technical data

Type of machineTamping machine
ManufacturerPlasser & Theurer
Registration year2003
Total length over buffers29,89 m
Width3,00 m
Height4,00 m
Mass94 t
Permissible speed in train set100 km/hRun by itself100 km/h


TypeBF 8M 10 15 C
Power440 kW

Your contact partner

Frank Zarbock
(Head of department tamping machines)

The Tamping Express 09-3X lives up to its name: Thanks to its 3-sleeper tamping cycle, this machine can tamp 2 kilometres of track in just one hour – this definitely fall under the category of fast tamping.

And it does not compromise on quality either. The tamping aggregates work in parallel for optimum track tamping results near the sleepers. State-of-the-art technology ensures that the process is completed evenly and in accordance with the local track situation.

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