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- “The show must go on!”
The Railway Show is a magazine story. It was first published in the 1990s, but it was republished in 2012 as Story Time with Thomas and then again in 2016 under its original title.
The Fat Controller has set up a stage show to promote the railway. As the last show is being planned, a pipe bursts in Sodor's Grand Theatre and the stage is flooded. They decide to hold the show in the engine shed with the engines, making a song with their whistles as a grand finale.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- James (does not speak)
- Henry (cameo)
- Gordon (mentioned)
- Class 40 (mentioned)