• Number: CFR 2
  • Builder: Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works
  • Built: circa 1895
  • Arrived on Sodor: 1900
  • Gauge: 2ft 7 1⁄2in
  • Configuration: 0-4-2RT

Ernest is the second mountain engine on the Culdee Fell Railway. Like most of the other mountain engines, he has his own coach used for passenger services.


Ernest was built at the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works in Winterthur, Switzerland, in 1895. In 1900, he arrived on Sodor.

When Culdee returned from the works in Switzerland, Ernest and Wilfred informed him about the changes that happened to the railway.


It is implied that Ernest is an old and wise mountain engine.


Ernest is based on the Snowdon Mountain Railway's Enid.


Ernest is painted purple with orange lining. His number is painted on in yellow and he has black nameplates.


Railway Series

Ernest also appeared in the Railway Series: Surprise Packet and the Famous Engines activity books.


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
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