The Really Useful Traction Engine is a 2002 annual story.
Trevor is happy to help giving children rides at a party organised by the Fat Controller and his engines.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Henry (mentioned)
- Annie and Clarabel (mentioned)
- The Vicar of Wellsworth (mentioned)
- James' wheels are grey instead of being black.
- Edward's tender axle boxes are blue instead of being black.