The new Hi-Viz, large platform JCB 325T Forestmaster is our biggest vertical lift compact track loader with a rated operating capacity of 1452 kg. With a low centre of gravity, this dedicated forestry machine is ideal for cutting, clearing, loading and lifting through thick bush and woodland environments. A high flow capability gives it the added versatility to use power hungry attachments, which are perfect for areas where greater productivity is required.

  • Efficient 55kW JCB EcoMAX T4F engine requires no exhaust after treatment
  • 60% better visibility and up to 46% larger cab than rivals
  • Industry-leading ergonomic operator environment
  • New low boom profile for even greater visibility
  • Unique Powerboom™ loader arm with double tapered pins for ultimate rigidity
  • Side entry design for maximum safety
  • Industry-leading ergonomic operator environment


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With easy side-door entry, the largest cabs on the market, electric controls and adjustable joystick controls, JCB compact track loaders offer unrivalled comfort for maximum productivity.

On large platform machines, JCB cabs are 33% larger than the competition.

JCB’s myCHOICE control software allows operators to tailor the sensitivity of joystick movement to match the way they work.

ISO or H-pattern controls are available to suit operator preferences. ISO (single joystick transmission operation) comes as standard but the H Pattern option can be added.

The radio features an AUX port that is compatible with mobile phones and other devices.


With plenty of power and versatile features, JCB sets new standards for efficiency and productivity in compact track loaders.

Unlike conventional compact track loader cooling systems, JCB’s pulls cool, clean air from above and forces hot air out through the sides and rear, away from the operator.

All JCB machines feature an industry standard quick hitch for quick coupling to all JCB attachments and all other brands.

The standard hydraulic circuit on JCB large platform machines it is 90 lpm. A high-flow option up to 125 lpm is available for maximum attachment versatility.

Optional parallel lift makes it easier to position loads with forks or attachments on all JCB models.

JCB’s Smoothride System (SRS) option allows the boom and load to move independently from the chassis, for improved load retention, operator comfort and faster loading cycles.


JCB compact track loaders are low-maintenance and easy to service, making them affordable, efficient and highly productive.

All daily checks can be performed at ground level. Pre-filters, oil and air filters are easy to access via a large, recessed, rear service door.

JCB’s tilting cabs can be operated by one person and opened in just a few minutes, to provide access for more detailed maintenance. The added benefit of the Hi-Viz boom is that you can now tilt the cab with the boom on the ground allowing for easy and quick access.

O-ring face seal hydraulic fittings reduce leaks and maintenance downtime.

For a quick clean out with a power washer, the engine bay is extremely accessible. The machines also feature flat floors with no foot wells for speedy turnaround times.


JCB has earned its reputation for strong design, and JCB compact track loaders are built tough to handle the demands of any application and any condition.

Fully-welded chassis provides a rigid structure for maximum strength and reduced weight. A solid undercarriage with cast steel, triple-flanged rollers provides consistent performance on demanding terrain.

The unique JCB single-arm Powerboom™ boasts double tapered pivot pins and 20% more steel than conventional twin-arm compact track loader designs for greater rigidity with less wear and improved retention of material in the bucket.

The Powerboom™ provides safe internal routing for hydraulic hoses, for maximum protection from impact and other damage.

The quick hitch has high-tensile steel and high-strength welds for longer life.

For extra support and greater breakout force, JCB compact track loaders have the largest quick hitch pivot pins in the industry.



With a wide-opening side door for safe entry and exit, operators no longer need to climb over large attachments or under an unsupported boom.

JCB's Powerboom™ loader arm provides 60% better visibility around the machine than conventional twin-arm machines.

The low boom profile on Hi-Viz models allows excellent visibility to both sides of the machine, the quick hitch and tracks.

With no requirement for the rear torque tube found on conventional machines, operators benefit from even greater rear visibility.

A wide-opening side door enables easy and safe entry and exit, eliminating the hazards associated with front-entry compact track loaders.

Tasks such as loading a truck or changing attachments are simplified due to excellent visibility to the cutting edge of the bucket and quick hitch.


Example package

3 year JCB FlexiLease (+VAT) +VAT from
£402.93 week
3 year HP from
£440.47 week

J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Finance illustration based on the following specification (MRRP £70,625.50 +VAT)

Machine specifications

  • 450 Mm Rubber Tracks 78 Inch Width
  • Cab Standard Track With Heat And A/c - Tier 4 - Forestry Build Only
  • JCB Controls With 7 Way Joysticks And Attachment Harness (Required With High Flow)
  • No Bucket Option
  • English / UK Language Pack Cab Build
  • High Flow Hydraulics For Load Sense Machine Forestry Build Only
  • Radio, Speakers/aerial Fitted
  • Rotating Beacon And Socket, Standard Size.
  • 2In 3 Point Seat Belt. Recommended For 2 Speed Option.
  • 2 Speed - Tracked
  • Reversing Fan
  • Foot Throttle
  • Vinyl Air Suspension Seat
  • Spark Arrestor Muffler
  • Cab Tracked Fender And Fuel Cap Protection
  • Cooling Pack Guard For Adverse Applications
  • Front Work Light Protection (Level 2 FOPS Required)
  • Enclosed Cab Protection Package.
  • Loader Hydraulic Hose Guard And Auxiliary Coupler Guard
  • A/c FOPS Guard With Side Protection (Level 2 FOPS Guard Required)
  • Track Tube Guards
  • Impact Protection Kit - Lexan Windscreen.no Wiper
  • Front 1/2 Inch Lexan With Wiper And Front Mesh Guard
  • Recovery Winch And Forestry Protection Kit - Tier 4 Only
  • Biodegradable Oil
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J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Understanding the Manufacturer’s Recommended Retail Price (MRRP)

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J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 708332). More details can be found on their website www.jcb-finance.co.uk. Finance is restricted to UK business users and terms apply. The weekly values used are for illustrative purposes only. JCB FlexiLease instalments are based on a 3+33 monthly payment profile and are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate. The illustration is based on the machine operating in a medium application for a maximum of 1500 hours per annum. Return conditions will apply and you do not own the machine at the end. HP instalments are based on a 0+36 monthly payment profile with a 10% deposit and the full VAT amount payable at time of signing and you can own the machine at the end subject to a £60 Option To Purchase Fee collected together with the final payment. Offers are subject to a £245 documentation fee payable with the first monthly payment.