RT45 - Ride-On Trencher
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There's an easy way to remember the ideal machine for trenching 1.2 to 1.5 metre depth trenches, the Ditch Witch RT45. With its direct-coupled, high-torque digging chain motor and Tier 4i-compliant engine, the RT45 has plenty of power to muscle through the soil, with your choice of trencher, backhoe, Saw, vibratory plough, or combination trencher/plough, while you enjoy its roomy and comfortable operator's station.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 42.4hp Deutz Tier 4i Diesel
  • Width: 150 to 305mm
  • Depth: 1.6 metres
Vibratory Plough
  • Diameter (Max.): 63mm
  • Depth (Max.): 500mm
  • Width: 65 to 130mm
  • Depth (Max.): 455mm

  • Centreline and Offset Trenchers
  • Vibratory Plough
  • Combo (Trencher/Plough)
  • Centreline and Offset Rockwheels
  • Micro-Trencher
  • Backhoe
  • Reel Carrier
  • Tier 4, 49-hp (36.5-kW) Deutz® diesel engine is designed for minimal maintenance and maximum operator productivity.
  • Advanced air-filtration system designed to improve engine performance; air filter elements are easy to access and replace.
  • Direct-coupled, high-torque digging chain motor designed for increased production and reliability.
  • Engine service points are easily accessible from one side, simplifying maintenance.
  • Advanced operator presence system designed to promote safety by stopping the engine when operator leaves the seat.
  • Outstanding versatility: attachments include a centerline or dual-position trencher, vibratory plow, earth saw, microtrencher, combination trencher/plow, and backhoe.
  • Monochrome LCD display provides all engine diagnostics and easy-to-read gauges.
  • User-friendly operation, with color-coded speed/direction and attachment controls; backfill blade controlled by a highly responsive joystick.
  • Easy-to-use foot pedal controls the infinitely variable ground drive forward and reverse.
  • Operator’s station features one-piece molded instrument console designed to provide ample legroom and greater visibility.
  • Exhaust system is mounted under a composite hood with a horizontal exhaust pipe, diverting noise and hot air from the operator.
  • Your Ditch Witch equipment is backed by the best dealer in the industry, who you can count on for unmatched commitment to your success. From genuine Ditch Witch parts to factory-trained service to expert advice, Ditch Witch UK has it all for you.


Ditch Witch U.K. supply the market leading range of Construction Equipment that includes Horizontal Directional Drills, Mud Mixing Systems, Mud Recycling Systems, Trenchers, Vibratory Ploughs, Saws, Skid Steer Units, ZAHN, Micro-Trenchers, Electronic Guidance Systems, Pipe & Cable Locators & Ground Penetrating Radar.

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Ditch Witch U.K. supply the full range of genuine Ditch Witch Parts that includes HDD Drill Pipes, Backreamers, Drill Heads, Quick-Connect Systems, Drill Fluid & Chain, Teeth & Sprockets for Trenchers.

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