Belle is painted dark blue with red and gold fittings and red and regal blue wheels and red hydro cannons. He was formerly owned by. He also has a gold star on each side of his lamp. Shane was first seen in , and also appeared in Season 22. This can be a negative effect on the engines around him. He is overconfident, dignified and quite arrogant, believing that he is the strongest tank engine on Sodor, even though he comes over from the Mainland. Scruff was introduced in and has appeared in every season since, except season 21.
They all want to go to the Quarry, and the Fat Controller allows Mavis to take them there. Gator was introduced in the movie , and last appeared in season 18. They came together from Scotland and, although was only expecting one engine, he decided to keep both engines in his fleet, giving them the numbers 9 Donald and 10 Douglas respectively, as well as nameplates. He runs his own branch line with Oliver, called The Little Western and speaks with a West Country accent. Stanley was introduced in , and has appeared in every season since, except seasons 13 and 17. Being the most additional to the fleet of railway engines, Emily often learns many things across Sodor. He has his name painted on him near his cab in white and has Virginian painted in white on his tender.
When he first appeared in season 3, the engines admired his two tenders, which Sir Topham Hatt said were due to long distances between coaling depots. The other engines were initially very impressed with him, but over time came to resent his confidence. At the Quarry she is working all by herself and is feeling down, and to make things worse she starts leaking oil. Den was introduced in season 15, officially in Day of the Diesels and has appeared in every season since, except seasons 20 and 22. During a storm he tried to avoid Rosie while travelling to. Thomas decided to trick Arthur, telling him Sir Topham Hatt did not want the trucks to sing. Thomas became jealous of Stanley's popularity and planned to make him look foolish, shunting a heavy train that Stanley could not pull uphill from.
He is villainously scheming, conniving and raving diesel-hydraulic engine, with the reputation of despising and antagonizing steam engines on the North Western Railway. Newer engines may be bigger, faster, and stronger than Stephen, but what he lacks in terms of strength or speed Stephen makes up for with his positive spirit, sense of humor and knowledge. There is no such corresponding group in books although a similar group adding and excluding Emily appears in the book. Mavis is stuck, making everyone who is caught in the resulting traffic jam cross. Like a majority of Diesels, Frankie is devious, controlling, manipulative and can act rude to other engines often referring to them by their design than by their name.
Ryan is based off a , some of which were preserved. Duck calls him a celebrity, and Thomas doubts he would care to talk to them, but City Of Truro spends the night talking to the other engines before leaving in the morning. The Diesel left silently while Stepney was given a farewell. She eventually made a plan with the trucks to go as far up the line as possible, but this resulted in putting Toby in danger. When he arrived on the railway with his record intact, Arthur, who had to take trucks carrying fruit to a market, did not want to be forceful with the trucks like Thomas, Percy or the other engines.
Skiff made his debut in and has appeared in every season since. Her front windows have gold lining. Mavis reaches the farm lane, however, instead of stopping before the dip, she stops just before the road. He was originally a Steam Team member, but was replaced by Emily. This backfired when a tarpaulin flew off, and the trucks were seen empty. It is for viewing purposes only.
He also appeared in Big World, Big Adventures. When he finally reached the country, his quiet was interrupted by a stray flock of sheep. He was amongst a group of railway engines that came from across the world, to participate in The Great Railway Show. Dennis appeared in one episode of season 9 and appears briefly in. Thomas had to work at the fishing village again, but was determined to get away from the smell of fish quickly. When she works along the rails, she spreads gold dust along the rails.
He's heartwarming, kind, and gentle to any engine he meets. Emily acts like a motherly figure to the other engines particularly the smaller ones. Rosie, who followed him closely, came to take the train when Thomas was caught in a landslide, and he appreciated the help. He also had a major role in being the one engine who knew the Misty Island Tunnel and also cameoed in , and. Bill and Ben didn't want to hear his stories at first, but now they enjoy hearing these tales, but Cranky the Crane isn't so fond of them. This driving axle is geared to a lengthwise driveshaft under the chassis which is in turn geared to an axle on each bogie truck in American terminology. After Hiro was mended, he worked with Thomas and Spencer for a short time, but became homesick.