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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

Transfer Trolley Before Refurbishment

Transfer Trolley Refurbishment

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 / Comments off

We have recently refurbished and upgraded a 1958 transfer trolley, used by a leading UK scientific research laboratory to move large radiation shield concrete blocks.

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Product Development - Design

Product Development

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 / Comments off

At Clayton Equipment our product range continuously evolves to incorporate the latest advances in performance, reliability and safety. We thought it was time we shouted about it!

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(Left-To-Right) VMT President Steve Matusch & General Manager, Paul Chamberland With Steve Gretton

New Agent: Variant Mining Technologies

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 / Comments off

Clayton Equipment is pleased announce that Variant Mining Technologies (VMT) have signed an agreement to act as our exclusive agent in Canada and the USA.

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