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TRX-26 Walk-Behind Trencher (22974)

  • 26 hp (19.4 kw) Kawasaki® Twin-Cylinder Engine
  • Toro exclusive traction control system, similar to Dingo TX and STX stump grinder
  • Tracks instead of wheels
  • Easy to maneuver
Extending its popular line of dedicated walk-behind trenchers Toro® TRX-26, is the most powerful dedicated walk-behind trencher on the market. Boasting a 26 hp (19.4 kw) Kawasaki® engine, the TRX-26 is ideal for utility workers, irrigation contractors and plumbers looking for the power of a ride-on trencher, with the maneuverability, price and control of a walk-behind.

Exclusive Toro TRX Control System

Easy-to-use control system doesn't require jerk-style steering like handle bar trenchers. Three simple controls operate all traction and trenching functions. Simple controls are easy for beginners to learn quickly. Similar to Dingo TX and STX stump grinder.

Track Design

• Allows for zero turn capability
• Provides a low center of gravity and large footprint
• Increased stability on side hills
• Eliminates tire ruts and flat tires
• Operates in wet & soft ground conditions.
• Get to the most challenging stumps

Kawasaki Twin-Cylinder Engine

Powerful Kawasaki engines deliver the performance you have come to expect from Toro. The Kawasaki twin-cylinder engine means your trencher will be reliable and easy-to-start. The large oil reservoir maintains a cooler running engine while prolonging engine life.

Heavy-Duty Remote Air Cleaner

Reduces engine wear and improves performance. Heavy-duty remote air filter standard on TRX-26.

TRX Pivoting Trencher Head

Pivoting head provides high ground clearance during transport.

Engine Oil Capacity 2.2 quarts (2.1 liters)
Fuel Capacity 4.8 gallons (18 liters)
Headshaft Speed 210 RPM w/554 ft/lbs (751.1 N) of torque
Height 46" (116 cm)
Hour Meter Standard
Hydraulic Flow 13.5 gpm (51.1 lpm) trencher chain, 9.5 gpm (36 lpm) traction each pump
Hydraulic Oil Capacity 6.3 gallons (23.8 l)
Hydraulic System Pressure 2900 psi (199.8 bar)
Length 82.5" (209.6 cm) (boom up)
Pivoting Trencher Head Provides high ground clearance during transport
Track 5.9" (15 cm) wide - endless nylon reinforced rubber track
Transport Speed 3.1 mph (5 kph) fwd, 1.5 mph rev (2.5 kph). 273 ft/min (83.2 m/min) / 132/ft/min (40.4 m/min)
Weight 1,248 lbs. (566.1 kg)
Wheelbase 23" (58.4 cm)
Width 33.8" (86 cm)


4" (10.2 cm), 6" (15.2 cm) and 8" (20.3 cm)* chain widths available:

Soil & Cup Chains

Rock & Cup Combo Chains

Shark (Rock) Chains (4" and 6" only)

Bullet (Alligator) Chains (4" and 6" only)

*Only available for TRX-26

Bore Drive Head

Easily bore under driveways and sidewalks to simplify irrigation and cable installations. Design allows for boring unit to be lowered into the trench to aide in level operation.

Backfill Blade

Installed in less than a minute without tools to allow TRX to complete trenching job. Cut job time and labor by using the TRX to backfill the open trench efficiently.

Custom Trailer

Easy to load on any trailer, including Toro's custom TRX trailer with an easy-to-use, built-in securing system. No need for straps or tie-downs. Tailgate design is safer and makes it easier to load than tilt-bed trailers. Trailer features highway rated tires.

Trencher Boom

24", 36" or 48" reversible booms available

Trencher Crumber

The Toro crumber is designed specifically to make the trench bottom clean and smooth. The crumber follows behind the chain to clean all "crumbs" from the bottom of the trench. The hardend tip of the crumber pulls any loose material back into the chain teeth.

CARB WarrantyEnglish PDF1 Pages
Operator ManualEnglish PDF52 Pages
 German PDF56 Pages
 Spanish PDF56 Pages
 French PDF56 Pages
 Italian PDF56 Pages
 Polish PDF56 Pages
 Russian PDF56 Pages
 Swedish PDF52 Pages
Parts CatalogEnglish PDF52 Pages
Service ManualEnglish PDF32 Pages
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