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Clayton Equipment Ltd is a manufacturer of rail solutions, which include battery, trolley and diesel locomotives for mining, tunnelling and mainline applications.

Throughout the world you will find our bespoke equipment operating in the most arduous conditions. Whether it is hauling on the surface or deep below ground, our machines move equipment, materials, personnel and ore in over 60 countries.

We have manufactured over 5000 locomotives in our 80 plus year history, remaining at the forefront of the industry by setting the standard in innovation, safety, reliability and longevity.

This web site has been designed to introduce visitors to our products, provide information on the mining, tunnelling and mainline rail industries, and update you on the latest news about Clayton and the services we provide.

Whether you have a specific enquiry or would just like more information about how Clayton Equipment can help your business, please contact us and a member of our team will be glad to assist.

What We Do

Reliability, quality and customer satisfaction are at the centre of everything we do. While our clients have come to expect these attributes from Clayton Equipment, it is not just these factors that make customers come back to us again and again. It is our ability to deliver so much more.

Our products are not selected from a brochure. We create bespoke solutions tailored to suit each and every application.

Clayton Equipment has developed an extensive and enviable international client base, with agents across the globe that not only identify sales opportunities for us, but provide important after sales support for you. In your country, in your language.


Rail haulage equipment for use above and below ground, from a single locomotive to a complete turnkey rail haulage solution, we offer a full range of products and services.

  • Battery, diesel, trolley and flameproof locomotives
  • Construction locomotives
  • Tunnelling locomotives
  • Rail plant and rolling stock
  • Refurbishments, servicing and spare parts
  • Consultancy and training
  • Mainline locomotives

Clayton locomotives are specified more than any other manufacturer and our commitment to service, support and reliability is second to none.

Latest News

Llechwedd Slate Cavern Manrider

Slate Caverns Manrider Overhaul

Sunday, August 6, 2017 / Comments off

Clayton Equipment is involved in the overhaul of the manrider at Llechwedd Slate Caverns, a tourist attraction in Gwynedd, Wales, that documents the history of Welsh slate mining.

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ElecLink Construction Train - Drilling Rig

Construction Train Contract

Sunday, March 12, 2017 / Comments off

A significant contract has been awarded for the design, manufacture and commissioning of a specialist construction train for use on a prestigious project, on behalf of Balfour Beatty.

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LoCo™ Open Day Statfold Barn Railway

LoCo™ Open Day Launch

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Comments off

Clayton Equipment successfully held an open day at Statfold Barn Railway, demonstrating the new LoCo, a low cost, high performance tunnelling locomotive.

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