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Four unnamed blue engines appeared in various magazine stories and other books.

The Tender Engine


blue tender engine made an appearance in a magazine story. It was not named and did not speak. It annoyed Daisy after some coal dust got blown into her face from its tender.

Technical Details

Basis

The engine’s basis is unknown. However, it does have a slight resemble an NBR K Class 4-4-0.

Livery

The engine is painted blue with red lining. Its handrails are painted grey.

Appearances

Magazines

Trivia

  • It is likely that this engine is Edward, but illustrated incorrectly.


Gallery

The Lost Tank Engine

This article is about 'the magazine engine'. You may be looking for 'the Railway Series engine'.


A blue tank engine made an appearance in the book, The Monster Under the Shed. It was not named.

Biography

This engine was made up by James, and was said to always ready to help. One night, a stationmaster asked him to get a coach that was left behind. The engine went to get it, but when the weather turned bad, he had to sleep in an old shed. Later, he woke up to a noise and when he opened his eyes, he saw fingers reaching for him from under the shed. He was chased out of the shed by a monster and was never seen again.

Technical Details

Basis

The Lost Tank Engine is based on an LSWR 0298 Beattie well tank locomotive.

Livery

The Lost Tank Engine is painted blue with red lining.

Appearances

Books


Gallery

The Poster Engine

A blue tender engine made an appearance in a magazine story. It was not named. It appeared on a poster advertising summer excursions on Sodor.

Technical Details

Basis

The poster engine is based on the LNER A1/A3 Pacific but because of the top feed on the boiler, it most likely resembles a non-streamlined LMS Duchess 4-6-2 albeit with the same running board as Gordon.

Livery

The poster engine is painted blue with red and black lining and has a crest on its tender.

Appearances

Magazines


Gallery

The Tiny Blue Engine

The Tiny Blue Engine is a rideable miniature engine that appeared in the Magazine Story The Tiny Engine. Stephen and Bridget Hatt saw this engine at a water park.

Technical Details

Basis

The Tiny Blue Engine does not appear to be based on any specific design. However, it bares some resemblance to "The Monarch", an engine on the Eastleigh Lakeside Railway which has often been used to represent Gordon for the railway's Day Out with Thomas events.

Livery

The Tiny Blue Engine is painted blue with red lining.

Appearances

Magazines

Gallery


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