THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN
James is away at the
Works, so the other engine have to do his work as well as their own. But while delegated to pulling a stopping passenger train,
Gordon learns that the glamour of pulling the express is not to be taken for granted.
When James returns, he has
a new engine in tow. Robert, an engine brought in to help out with the passenger duties, quickly fits in with the crowd. But
James’ repairs haven’t proved durable enough, forcing him to be sent back.
Sodor Castle doesn’t take very kindly
to Robert, feeling that his origin as a Southern Railway engine makes him too pitiful for use on the island. But others soon
join suit when Squaddie gains suspicions about his old friends’ true identity.
THE REAL ME
When Robert is confronted
in the shed, he reveals all about his life on the Southern, and all about an elder engine who accompanied him for most of
his life. But during so, apart from gaining new respect for him, the other engines find out more than they wished for…!