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Henry is a green mixed-traffic engine who works on the Main Line.

Henry
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Number

3

Class

LMS Stanier "Black 5" 4-6-0 with Fowler tender, originally GNR Ivatt Class C1/LNER Gresley Class A1/A3 hybrid 4-6-0

Designers

Sir Topham Hatt I and William Stanier

Build date

1919 rebuilt 1935

Configuration

4-6-0 originally 4-6-2

Arrived on Sodor

1920-22

Bio

Adventures on Rails

Henry was built by stolen plans by Sir Nigel Gresley which resulted in a mix of a A3 'Pacific' and a C1 'Atlantic' engine. He was sold in 1919 to the Fat Director who was desperate for an engine at the time. In 1922, he stalled in Ballahoo Tunnels claiming the rain would spoil his "lovely green paint with red stripes", and refused to come out despite various failed attempts to get him out. He was let out after Gordon broke down with Express, and Edward couldn't pull the train himself. He was repainted blue for a time, until he along with Gordon and James went on strike due to their recent mishaps.

His poor condition continued until he was given Welsh coal. However, in the winter of 1935, he crashed into a goods train at Killdane, and was sent to be rebuilt at Crewe into a LMS Black Five. He also became an 'Enterprising' engine after rescuing D199's train and the 'Limited' pulled by Bear.

He now works on the Main Line, as a much more sensible engine, though he seems to carry a rivarly with James. He usually works goods or stopping passenger trains, and if Gordon is away, he usually pulls the Express.

Persona

Henry is generally well-behaved, but he is occasionally arrogant and vain. Henry is at heart a hard worker, but his frequent bouts of illness hinder his work. Henry is also a nature-lover.

Livery

He is painted NWR green with red lining and a yellow number '3' on his tender.

Appearances

Adventures on Rails

Specials:

Shorts

Sodor Adventures

  • Season 1 - Races, Stuck in the Mud (cameo), Improper Engines, The Crashing Kipper, Memory Loss (cameo), Diesel Domination and Dave the Diesel
  • Season 2 - Runaway CoachesForest FireThe Peel Godred Branch LineMiniature Engines, Hiro and the ExpressDiesel Day, and Bluebells Forever
  • Season 3 - Percy and the Diesels (cameo)Old Slow Coach (does not speak)Homesickness (cameo), The Seaside GhostThe Ghost on the Viaduct (cameo), Pompous Popularity, and Jonathon and Stafford
  • Season 4 - Banker Banter, The Missing Tool (mentioned), The Runaway Koby, It's Not Easy Being GreenCows and Whistles, Jason's Lost Friend (flashback), The Wrong Sort of Coal, James and Flynn (cameo), and George Strikes Again
  • Season 5 - Sodor Snowstorm, Henry Saves the Day, Percy and the Problem with James, James' Search Party, and Bears
  • Season 6 - Mystery Coming Through, James Pulls the Royal Train, and Edward and the Express

Specials:

  • Thomas and Percy
  • Gordon and Spencer: An LNER Rivalry
  • Thomas and the Ghost Engine
  • The Curse of the Flying Kipper
  • Sodor and the Meaning of Christmas

The Adventures on Sodor

Specials:

The Many Adventures on the Island of Sodor

Sudrian Stories

Specials:

Stories From Sodor

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