Official C2 Merchandise

Official Merchandise


Our merchandise range IS now available! All funds raised directly support the C2 project.

Chinese Forestry Railway replica plates now available

We can now offer replica Chinese Forestry Railway plates for sale. They have been cast in aluminium with red painted background. The front face has a machined finish. They are available in two original sizes: small (330mm x 295mm x 17mm) and large (420 mm x 375mm x 23mm). The small size is cast from a pattern made from an original plate and the large size has had the pattern fabricated specially.
Dahuichang locomotive number 4 originally had 5 of these plates as new from the factory in Harbin. Large plates were mounted on the smoke box and tender sides and small ones on either cab side. Sadly all the original plates had been sold off before No. 4 was brought to the UK. We are thankful to John Besley who was able to lend us an original small plate which enabled us to make a pattern.
The Forestry Railway logo is a combination of the logo of the state run China National Railways (See Wikipedia) and the Chinese character for tree See
Replica Chinese Forestry Railways Cast Aluminium Plates. Small and Large.


Price £99.00

Postage £12.00

order code: C2-940-007


Price £135.00

Postage £20.00

order code: C2-094-008

Example of Chinese Railways Forestry Plate in use.

Shibanxi 4 coach Kit in 16mm scale

The C2 Project is pleased to be able to offer for sale the Shibanxi coach kit from P&J Models in 16mm to the foot scale.
The Shibanxi (pronounced she-banks-she) Railway is one of the few narrow gauge lines left in China that still uses steam as its prime source of motive power. These being entirely C2 class 0-8-0 tender locomotives. The regular formation of the passenger trains on the Shibanxi line consists of 6 of these types of coaches with the addition of a bogie coach in the middle of the set.
The coach kit is based on one of the many Shibanxi Railways home made coaches which provide the regular passenger train. This model is produced as an easy to assemble kit requiring the screwing together of the steel sides with the roof clipping on in place, the single door slides in its own runner. The kit comes complete with wheels, axle boxes solebar and interior seating. The prototype had no glazing just steel shutters to keep out the rain. As will be noted there is only one door on the coach due to the platforms all being on the same side! While this is a model of a Chinese coach its style lends its self to plenty of other railways and would not look out of place behind the P&J Boxcab loco.
This kit comes as standard for 32mm gauge, although other are possible. Please specify at time of order though the instructions to merchant box when paying with paypal. Alternatively send us an email as soon as you have ordered.
The measurements for this model where made on behalf of P&J models while on a visit to Shibanxi Railway in April 2007. For some pictures of the visit please visit the gallery or Click Here.
Purchasing this kit from the C2 Project website directly supports the rebuilding of Dahuichang Railway number 4 on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway.
Shibanxi Passenger Coach

Price £85

Postage, Packing and Insurance £17

order code: C2-940-009

Shibanxi 4 coach Kit in 16mm scale

The Official C2 Project DVD

A Double DVD featuring Dahuichang No. 4 and other C2 class locos in China
The project to bring a Dahuichang Railway C2 0-8-0 tender locomotive to the UK for preservation and potentially to operate on UK preserved lines was conceived in the autumn of 2005 following a visit to the railway soon after its closure by a group of Ffestiniog Railway footplate volunteers. Prior to the visit it had been possible to make arrangements for a loco to be steamed for the visitors to drive, and experience that impressed them greatly. When the Chinese driver suggested that they might like to buy one, initial scepticism soon gave way to enthusiasm and the formulation of a plan. A little over a year later the dream became a reality.
No.4 is Harbin works number 221 of January 1988, and was one of the last C2s built. It may yet prove to have been the world's last commercially built narrow gauge steam locomotive for industrial use.
This double DVD features No.4 and its sisters operating at Dahuichang and in a wider context, other C2s operating all over China. It documents the initial inspection of No.4 and its collection in China and delivery in the UK.

The Dahuichang Limestone Railway (32 mins)

C2 Variety (47 mins)

(digital video by John Raby)

Leaving Dahuichang (31 mins) (digital video by Andrew Fisher)

Leaving China (4 mins) (Digital still by Sinotrans)

Arriving Liverpool (3 mins)

Arriving Minffordd Yard (3 mins)

(Digital stills by Sam Miller and Paul Molyneux-Berry)

Front Cover painting by Jonathan Clay
This double DVD is compiled and edited by John Raby:
Official C2 Project DVD - Front Cover

Price £20

order code: C2-940-001

Official C2 Project DVD - Back Cover

Painting by Jonathan Clay of Dahuichang Railway Number 4

Framed print of Dahuichang Number 4, By Jonathan Clay

Framed print of Dahuichang Number 4

By Jonathan Clay

Size = A4 in an A3 mount

price £20

order code: C2-940-002

Mounted print of Dahuichang Number 4 (No Frame)

By Jonathan Clay

Size = A4 in an A3 mount

price £12

order code: C2-940-003


Polo Shirt - Black, Embroidered Chinese Forestry Railways Logo

Polo Shirt Black with embroidered forestry logo

Fruit of the loom

Sizes available: XXL only at the moment

Sizes currently out of stock S,M,L,XL. Please email us for availability. We will shortly be putting together another order to increase our stock levels of all sizes

price: £19

Order Code: C2-940-004


T Shirt White with embroidered forestry logo

Fruit of the loom

Sizes available: S,L,XL,XXL

Sizes out of stock: M.

price: £13

Order Code: C2-940-005


White T Shirt, Embroidered Chinese Forestry Railways Logo
Baseball Cap Black with embroidered forestry logo

Baseball Cap Black with embroidered forestry logo

One size

Price £13

Order code: C2-940-006

Payment Instructions
Payment can be made through paypal (for account holders or a credit/debit card holders). Alternatively payment can be made by cheque. Please send an email to with your order and we will send you a quote. Postage and packaging is charged at £4.50 per order unless specified otherwise. Please note that the values shown in the Paypal shopping cart are inclusive of VAT at 20.0%. The C2 Project VAT registration number is: 909 9163 92
Shibanxi Coach Kit