Whether it’s electric lines, water lines or other utility installation jobs, the RTX200 pedestrian trencher can handle the tough challenges on your jobsite. Because of the intuitive and enhanced VZ steering capabilities, the operator can work through difficult and uneven terrains. The RTX200 is equipped with a 20.5 hp (15.3 kW) Kohler engine to provide high-powered digging torque and a maximum trenching depth of 36” (91.4 cm). At 35” (88.9 cm) wide, this unit is able to fit through tight spaces such as a typical backyard gate. Offered with the option of tires or tracks, this machine can handle a variety of terrains and jobsites.  


RTX200 Pedestrian Trencher

Vermeer Pedestrian Trencher Family

Features and Benefits

  • The tandem effort of a heavy-duty hydraulic oil cooler and large reservoir help manage system temperature to enhance performance and reliability.
  • Optimized hydraulic components, including pumps and motors, are designed and configured to maximize power to the digging chain.
  • Optional tracks oscillate up to 20 degrees for increased traction on uneven ground and ease of loading/unloading.
  • Standard electric start is accessed from the operator’s station.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.


General Dimensions and Weights
Length (Tractor with Tires) 83 in 210.8 cm
Width (Over Rubber Tracks) 35 in 88.9 cm
Width (Over Rubber Tires) 35 in 88.9 cm
Height 46 in 116.8 cm
Weight (Tractor with Tires) 940 lbs 426.4 kg
Engine - Option one
Make and Model Kohler CH640
Fuel Type Gasoline
Horsepower at Maximum RPM (Gross) 20.5 hp 15.3 kw
Displacement 41.1 cu-in .7 L
Cooling Medium Forced air
Aspiration Natural
Hydraulic System
Attachment Pump Relief Pressure (Trencher/Forward) 2500 psi 172.4 bar
Ground Drive Pump Relief Pressure Forward/Reverse 2400 psi 165.5 bar
Ground Drive Pump gpm at Maximum Engine RPM 5.4 gpm 20.4 L/min
Hydraulic Supply Filter Rating 100 mesh strainer
Attachment Pump gpm at Maximum Engine RPM 10.3 gpm 39 L/min
Hydraulic Return Filter Rating 3 micron
Fuel Tank 2.5 gal 9.5 L
Hydraulic Tank 10.8 gal 40.7 L
Hydraulic System 11.3 gal 42.6 L
Engine Oil .5 gal 1.9 L
Ground Drive
Ground Drive Type Hydrostatic
Clutch Type none
Maximum Forward Transport Speed at Full Throttle 3.1 mph 5 km/h
Maximum Reverse Transport Speed at Full Throttle 1 mph 1.6 km/h