|This article is about the 1991 board book. You may be looking for the steam engine, the Railway Series book, the magazine story, the 1999 board book, the Story Library book or the Engine Adventures book.|
James the Red Engine is a board book.
James is pulling a line of trucks when suddenly they derail him. Soon Thomas arrives with the Breakdown Crane and James is rescued. Sir Topham Hatt scolds the trucks while James is being cleaned.
- This book is based on the first series episode, Thomas and the Breakdown Train.