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Thomas the Tank Engine

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Thomas the Tank Engine is the second book of The Railway Series.


Gordon gets revenge on Thomas for teasing him. Thomas gets the chance to pull his very own train but accidently forget the coaches. Edward offers to give Thomas his trucks, and Thomas learns why trucks are troublesome. Later, Thomas helps James after an accident with some trucks.



  • The book was released digitally for Apple products on May 11th, 2012.
  • This book was first illustrated by Reginald Payne. The illustrations were later modified by C. Reginald Dalby.
  • According to some sources and early sketches by Awdry, Thomas was originally going to be modelled on one of the L.N.E.R. J tank classes.

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