Welcome to The Project Class 22 Society

We are a group of like-minded people from all walks of life, who having seen the successes of recent new builds of steam locomotives in the UK, had an idea of recreating a diesel locomotive in the same way. Established in March 2014, Project 22 is a volunteer group dedicated to building a full-size working locomotive. A pioneering group, conceived through a Facebook group page, it has sprung into the railway domain as the first railway company that became public at an embryonic stage.


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Project 22 News

Progress Report February 2017

We still have our heads firmly planted in a deluge of decisions and paperwork. Project 22 is like trying to complete a massive jigsaw puzzle when you don’t have all the pieces yet. We have the picture, but now we must create the pieces.  It is a long uphill process...

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Win A cab ride on the UK main line

Win a main line cab ride with GB Railfreight This is the second year that investors of Project 22 will have the opportunity to win a main line cab ride courtesy of GB Railfreight. The winner can select any route on the network operated by GBRF and enjoy a day riding...

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We are still alive and well

                                . We are still alive and well Can you believe we are already 30 months into a 120 month project? It’s been quite a journey so far, having to deal with...

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