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Clayton Equipment Ltd is a manufacturer of rail solutions, that 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 solutions, we offer a complete 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

CD40 40 Tonne Diesel Locomotive

Contract Won For Seven 40 Tonne Locos

Monday, January 25, 2016 / 1 Comment

Clayton Equipment has successfully been awarded a contract to manufacture seven state of the art 40 tonne diesel locomotives which will be delivered early in 2016.

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Clayton Equipment 1.75 Tonne Locomotive

London's Secret Cold War History

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 / Comments off

BT Openreach has utilised a 1.75 tonne Clayton locomotive to help reclaim Cold War era copper cables from a underground tunnel network in London.

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Cliff Rose 40 Year Service Anniversary

Cliff Rose 40 Years!

Sunday, August 23, 2015 / Comments off

Clayton Equipment would like to extend its appreciation and congratulations to employee Cliff Rose, who celebrates his 40 year service anniversary this year.

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