Ernest was built at the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works in Winterthur, Switzerland, in 1895. In 1900, he arrived on Sodor.
It is implied that Ernest is an old and wise mountain engine.
Ernest is painted purple with orange lining. His number is painted on in yellow and he has black nameplates.
- Later, Culdee met two old friends. Ernest, number two, and Wilfred, number three.
- After some happy gossip, Culdee asked. "Who is Lord Harry?"
- "He's one of the new engines," they said, "who came while you were away; he's number six. Alaric and Eric are seven and eight, they're nice quiet engines, but old Harry's a terror!"
- Ernest and Wilfred talking about the new engines, Danger Points, Mountain Engines.
|Culdee Fell Railway|
|Godred • Ernest • Wilfred • Culdee • Shane Dooiney • Lord Harry/6/Patrick • Alaric • Eric|