Thomas & The Express is the seventeenth episode of the fourth season. It is the fifth and final episode of the Thomas & The Express Marathon.

"Ha. You'll never pull the Express... you poor old weak tank engines, the #1 of the railroad"

Gordon's remark on Thomas saying he wants to pull the Express

Thomas & The Express
Season 4, Episode 17
Air date December 10, 2011
Written by HenryDashPaxton3000
Episode guide
Gordon, and Henry; Two Proud Tender Engines
The Freeze


Thomas' Branch Line is nearly done with repairs and Gordon makes it a hard last day for Thomas. But he feels very ill and can't move. Henry is too far away and also too ill. James and Edward have other jobs. So, Thomas takes a 4 coach Express and at Vicarstown, The Flying Scotsman will take it to London. Later that night at the sheds Gordon tells Thomas that he and Henry are sorry for all they've done. Thomas forgives them and says all jobs are important.


  • Thomas
  • Gordon
  • Sir Topham Hat (non-speaking role)
  • Edward (mentioned)
  • Henry (mentioned)
  • James (mentioned)
  • The Flying Scotsman (tender only;cameo)
  • Douglas (cameo)
  • The Truck (cameo)


  • The Flying Scotsman is seen again this time only tenders and as said he and Mallard will appear in Season 9.
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