Edited for the ERS V2 by Ryan
Summaries by Chris The Xelent
Whith the Peak season approaching, ballast trains on Duck’s branch line are more frequent
than usual. However, it quickly becomes apparent that both Donald & Douglas are long overdue for overhauls, revealing
a gap for emergency cover.
NEVER TRUST WESTERNERS
A new engine, Blandford, is brought in on a trial basis to help out on the ballast trains.
However, he remains suspiciously quiet around the two Western tank engines. But when he’s confronted by two of the small
engines, the reasons for his grudge become clear.
his grudge, Blandford ignores Duck’s advice regarding the tunnel north of the Big Station. But a runaway followed by
an accident makes him quickly realize that his judgment might have got the better of him.
JUDGE BEFORE YOU KNOW
With Blandford away for repairs, a particularly bad run for Duck highlights
the need for such an engine on the Little Western. But sooner than he thinks, the Somerset engine is repaired and quickly
makes up for his grudge, staying on as a full time resident.