Nix's New Brakes is the twenty-third episode of Season 3

Nix's New Brakes
Season 3, Episode 23
Air date October 26, 2011
Written by HenryDashPaxton3000
Episode guide
Thomas' Bad Day
Spencer & the Express


Nix has had brake problems for the past few days. She wants new brakes, instead of wooden ones. One day she arrives at the platform and sees she needs more than 2 coaches. Soon, she is on her way. At the first signal she over runs the signal alot than ususual. Later down Gordon's Hill she begins to brake but only suceeds in breaking her brakes. She quickly reaches Victostown just as Edward is taking a goods train. She crashed into the tar wagons and is covered in tar from footplate to cab. Thomas takes her back to the sheds. She thinks it is the end of the line for her. But Sir Topham Hatt tells her that they will put on better wooden brakes.


  • Thomas
  • Nix
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Edward (non-speaking role)
  • Clarabel (non-speaking role)
  • Annie (cameo)


  • In another version it is called Nix's Brake Problem.


  • A breakvan should have been added to Edward's train.
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