Thomas the Tank Engine (1946)
No 2. Thomas the Tank Engine(1946)
Thomas and Gordon
Thomas's Train
Thomas and the Trucks
Thomas and the Breakdown Train
Author: The Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrator: Reginald Payne

Introduces Thomas and James.

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Story Synopsis
Thomas and Gordon: Gordon gets revenge on Thomas waking him up by moving off quickly while Thomas is still coupled.
Thomas' Train:
Thomas gets to pull a train for Henry but moves off without being coupled to the train.
Thomas and the Trucks:
Taking Edward's trucks, Thomas is very nearly unable to stop in time to prevent collision with the buffers.
Thomas and the Breakdown Train:
James crashes after his brake blocks catch fire. Thomas speeds to the rescue with the Breakdown Train, and is rewarded with his own branch line.
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---->James the Red Engine