Ditch Witch RT45 Ride-on trencher

The Ditch Witch® RT45 is your go-to trencher for 4- to 5-foot trenches. With its high-torque digging chain motor and Tier 4 engine, the RT45 has plenty of power to muscle through the earth—with your choice of compatible attachments—and plenty of comfort in its spacious operator’s station. It’s no wonder the RT45 has been rental’s most in-demand trencher for the last 50 years.


  • Rated Operating Capacity: 1176 kg (2,590 lb.)
  • Gross Horsepower: 54.8 kW (74 hp)
  • Net Horsepower: 52.5 kW (70 net hp)
  • Operating Weight: 4313 kg (9,500 lb.)