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OTM Universal tamper

VolkerRail's on track machine (OTM) S&C Tamping fleet consists of; three Matisa B45 top range S&C machines, four Matisa B41 top range S&C machines and one Plasser and Theurer 08 4x4 top range S&C machine.

Beaver tamper

The OTM S&C Tamping fleet is operated by an experienced team of driver/maintainer operators who have undergone a comprehensive training programme to enable safe and efficient delivery of operations in excess of 98% reliability.

VolkerRail's OTM Tamping fleet, which is used extensively by Network Rail for the provision of both Plain Line and S&C renewals and maintenance tamping, provides:

  • State of the art tamping equipment
  • Expertise and experience in tamping
  • Proven ability to deliver a reliable safe and efficient service
  • A driver maintainer/operator philosophy
  • A focus on customer requirements


  B45 S&C tamper  B41 S&C tamper 08 4x4 Euromat Tamper 
Mass (tonnes) 57 90 85 
Working curve radius (metes)  150 150 150
Speed - self propelled (mph) 60 60 60
Performance (m/hr tamped) 600 600 600

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