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19th Century

1806

  • Plateway from Ward Fell to Balladwail is built.

1810

  • Plateway from Ward Fell to Balladwail is closed and torn up.

1822

  • John Arnold Norramby is born.

1829

  • Stephen is built.

1833

  • Frederick Regaby is born.

1849

  • Betram Hatt is born.

1950

  • Beatrice George is born.

1853

  • The Sodor and Mainland Railway is built.

1854

  • Henry John Norramby is born.
  • Vere Awdry (Reverend W. Awdry's father) is born.

1856

  • Neil, Clive and Matthew are built and arrive on Sodor.

1863

  • Construction on the Skarloey Railway begins.

1864

  • Talyllyn and Skarloey are built.
  • Albert Regaby is born.

1865

  • Skarloey arrives on Sodor for the opening of the Skarloey Railway.
  • Rheneas is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Agnes, Ruth, Lucy, Jemima and Beatrice are built for the Skarloey Railway.

1866

  • Dolgoch is built.
  • Skarloey has trailing wheels added to improve stability and has a cab installed.
  • Smudger is built.

1870

  • Billy, Charlie, Manning and Wardle are built for the Wellsworth and Suddery Railway.
  • The Wellsworth and Suddery Railway is opened.
  • The people of Peel Godred plan for a railway to be built.
  • Emily is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Whiff arrives on Sodor.
  • Samson arrives on Sodor.

1872

  • The Mid Sodor Railway Company is formed.

1875

  • Stepney is built.
  • Sir Handel Brown I is born.

1877

  • Captain Baxter is built.

1879

  • Duke is built.

1880

  • Duke is shipped to Sodor.
  • The Mid Sodor Railway is opened.
  • Sir Topham Hatt I is born.
  • Boxhill is built.
  • Cromford is built.
  • Mighty Mac is built.

1881

  • Robert Sam, father of Mr. Peter Sam is born.
  • Sir Topham Hatt marries Jane Brown.

1882

  • Victoria and Helena are built for the Furness Railway.

1883

  • Charles Henry Norramby is born.
  • The Knapford and Elsbridge Railway is formed.

1884

  • Henrietta is built.
  • Topham Hatt is apprenticed at Swindon Works.

1885

  • Adams is built.
  • Cora is built for the Mid Sodor Railway.

1886

  • Frederick Regaby dies, aged 53; Albert Regaby succeeds his Baronet.

1894

  • John Arnold Norramby dies, aged 72.
  • Topham Hatt is apprenticed at Swindon Works.
  • Bert is built.

1896

  • Edward is built.
  • Annie and Clarabel are built.
  • Wilfred (GWR) is built.

1897

  • Construction on the Culdee Fell Railway begins.

1898

  • McDolan is built.

1899

  • Donald and Douglas are built.

1900

  • Godred, Ernest, Wilfred (CFR), Culdee and Shane Dooiney are built and arrive on Sodor.
  • The Culdee Fell Railway is opened.
  • Godred is scrapped after a fall.
  • Percy is built.

20th Century

1901

  • The Culdee Fell Railway is re-opened after receiving further maintenance following the events of Godred's accident.
  • Sir Topham Hatt comes to Sodor.
  • The last of the Sodor and Mainland engines is scrapped.
  • Harvey is built.

1902

  • Billy is scrapped.
  • William is built and arrives on Sodor to replace Billy.

1903

  • City of Truro is built.
  • Kevin Volley is born.
  • George is built.
  • Smudger arrives on Sodor.
  • Bertram is brought to work at Cas-ny-Hawin mine.

1904

  • City of Truro becomes one of the first engines to reach 100mph.
  • Falcon is built and arrives on Sodor.

1905

  • Glynn, Glen, Gladys and Gloria are built for the Tidmouth, Knapford and Elsbridge Light Railway.

1906

  • The Refreshment Lady is born.
  • Tidmouth becomes the first town in Sodor to be lit by electricity.
  • Freddie is built and arrives on Sodor.

1908

  • Kate is built.

1909

  • Axel is built.

1910

  • Bluebell and Primrose are built.
  • The Tidmouth, Knapford and Elsbridge Light Railway is opened.
  • Molly is built.

1911

  • 15th June: The Reverend W. Awdry is born.
  • Barbara Jane, daughter of Sir Topham Hatt, is born.

1912

  • James is built.
  • Stepney is rebuilt.
  • The Tidmouth, Wellsworth and Suddery Railway is formed from the Tidmouth, Knapford and Elsbridge Railway and the Wellsworth and Suddery Railway.
  • Margaret Emily Wale Awdry, (Reverend W. Awdry's wife) is born.
  • 98462 is built.

1913

  • Boxhill is restored.
  • Mighty Mac arrives on Sodor.

1914

  • The North Western Railway is formed from the Sodor and Mainland Railway and the Tidmouth, Wellsworth and Suddery Railway.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt is born.
  • Toby is built.
  • 28th July: World War I begins.
  • Whiff and Samson are withdrawn.

1915

  • The North Western Railway is built.
  • Albert Regaby becomes chairman of the North Western Railway.
  • Thomas is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Edward arrives on Sodor.
  • The Ballahoo tunnel is built.
  • The workshops at Crovan's Gate are established.
  • The North Western Railways' Motive Power Depot and Administrative Headquarters at Vicarstown are built.
  • The bridge over the Walney Channel is built.
  • Mr. Peter Sam is born.
  • Henry John Norramby dies, aged 61.
  • Kevin Volley joins the North Western Railway as a lad/porter at Knapford.

1916

  • The Tidmouth-Arlesburgh branch is built.
  • 10th August: George Edward Vere Awdry, (Reverend W. Awdry's brother) is born.
  • 28th June: Manfred Steffen is born.
  • Amanda Croarie is born.
  • Ashima is built.

1917

  • Stanley (MSR) is built.

1918

  • Robert Charles is born.
  • 11th November: World War I ends.

1919

  • Henry is built.
  • Smudger is turned into a generator.
  • Stanley arrives on Sodor.

1920

  • Stuart is built, for work on the Mid Sodor Railway.
  • The Vicar of Wellsworth, Charles Laxey is born.
  • Sir Handel Brown marries Dorothy Lloyd.
  • Thomas is officially sold to the North Western Railway.
  • Alan Pegler is born.
  • 87546 is built.
  • Ferdinand is built.
  • Raul is built.

1921

  • Edward is officially sold to the North Western Railway.
  • Mr. Ivo Hugh is born.
  • Kevin Volley is promoted to porter.
  • Bash, Dash and Gina are built.

1922

  • Gordon is built.
  • Henry arrives on Sodor.
  • 98462 and 87546 arrive on Sodor and are shortly sent packing.
  • A second bore is cut for the Ballahoo tunnel after Henry stops in the original.

1923

  • Samson is sent to Barry Scrapyard.
  • Flying Scotsman is built.
  • The Peel Godred Power Company and the North Western Railway planned to build a new branchline.
  • Emily is withdrawn.
  • Gordon arrives on Sodor.
  • 98462 and 87546 are sent away.
  • James arrives on Sodor and is overhauled.
  • Thomas is given his own Branch Line.
  • Sir Topham Hatt becomes General Manager of the North Western Railway.
  • Rex is built.
  • Beatrice George dies, aged 73.

1924

  • 20th August: The Reverend Teddy Boston is born.
  • Sir Handel Lloyd Brown II is born.

1925

  • The NWR/LMS agreement.
  • The North Western Railway starts running to Barrow-in-Furness.
  • The Motive Power Depot and Administrative Headquarters are moved to Tidmouth.
  • The Crovan's Gate Works are expanded.
  • The Toryreck mines begin to decline.
  • Thomas' Branch Line is extended to Hackenbeck and Ffarquhar.
  • Glynn is hided in a siding.
  • Hiro and Mark are built.

1926

  • The Sodor Aluminium Company is formed.
  • 21st April: Queen Elizabeth II is born.
  • Fergus is built.
  • Elizabeth is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Caroline is built.
  • Margret is built.

1927

  • Vicarstown Shed is closed.
  • Kevin Volley becomes booking clerk of Elsbridge.
  • The road bridge crossing River Els at Elsbridge is widened to accommodate more traffic.
  • Smudger is shipped to a valley railway in Japan.

1928

  • Stanley (MSR) is turned into a pumping engine.
  • Duncan is built.
  • Vere Awdry dies, aged 74.
  • Mindy is built.

1929

  • Duck is built.
  • The Spiteful Brakevan is built.
  • Frank is built.
  • Bertie is built.
  • The Stock Market Crash occurs, triggering The Great Depression.
  • Stephen' 100th birthday.
  • Vinnie and Shane are built.

1930

  • Bertram Hatt dies, aged 81.
  • Kate is scrapped.
  • Jinty is built.

1931

  • Stanley (NWR) is built.
  • Betsy is built.

1932

  • Blister I and Blister II are built.

1933

  • Whiff is sent to Barry Scrapyard.

1934

  • Oliver is built.
  • Terence is built.
  • The Norramby Branch Line closes down.
  • The Kirk Ronan Branch Line closes down.
  • William, Manning and Wardle are scrapped.
  • Charlie is sent to Brendam as a shunter.
  • Percy arrives on Sodor.
  • Albert Regaby steps down from his position as NWR chairman.
  • 11th April: Angus Wright, (Britt Allcroft's husband) is born.
  • The Foreign Engine is built.

1935

  • Henry is sent to be rebuilt at Crewe into an LMS Stanier Class 5 following his crash with the Flying Kipper.
  • The Isle of Man steamers stopped arriving at Arlesburgh, so the traffic to Peel Godred had stopped too.
  • Spencer is built.

1936

  • Green Arrow is built.
  • Mr. Fergus Duncan is born.
  • Sir Topham Hatt is promoted from General Manager to Managing Director.
  • The mountain section of the Mid Sodor Railway is closed.
  • The Mid Sodor bogie saloon stock along with 3 of 6 engines are sold.
  • Freddie and Mighty Mac are sold to the aluminium works.
  • Kevin Volley becomes stationmaster at Ffarquhar.
  • 13th July: David Mitton is born.
  • Vinnie is shipped to a heritage railway in the United States.
  • Shane is shipped to a heritage railway in Australia.
  • Hiro is shipped to a heritage railway in Japan.

1937

  • Rheneas is overhauled.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt goes for railway service overseas.

1938

  • Barbara Jane marries Henry Regaby, Viscount Harwick.
  • 3rd March: Mallard is built.
  • Mallard sets the world speed record for a steam engine of 126mph.
  • Duchess of Hamilton is built.
  • Greg is built.

1939

  • Hiro is shipped to Sodor.
  • Gordon is rebuilt at Crewe.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt returns from the railway service overseas.
  • 1st Setember: World War II begins.
  • Hiro is placed into Ballahoo Tunnel.

1940

  • 2nd July: Christopher Awdry is born.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt marries Amanda, daughter of Mr. Jabez Croarie of Ffarquhar.
  • Richard Robert is born.
  • Robin is built.

1941

  • Sir Stephen Topham Hatt is born.
  • Charles Henry dies.

1942

  • Rosie is built.
  • Neville is built.
  • Alan is built.

1943

  • Bridget Amanda Hatt is born.
  • Rheneas takes over the majority of the workload on the Skarloey Railway.
  • Robert Charles is killed in action while in North Africa.
  • Sixteen is built.

1944

  • Marvin is built.

1945

  • 12th May: The first book of The Railway Series is published.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt spends a further period overseas again.
  • The Mid Sodor Railway mines are closed one by one.
  • Mark arrives on Sodor.
  • 2nd September: World War II ends.
  • Nick is built.

1946

  • The Cas-ny-Hawin mine is flooded.
  • Stanley is finally broken down and scrapped.
  • 12th April: Hilary Fortnam, (Reverend W. Awdry's daughter) is born.
  • Scruff is built.
  • Flint and Richard are built.

1947

  • The Mid Sodor Railway and the Tidmouth-Arlesburgh branch are closed.
  • Duke is sheeted and abandoned in a shed.
  • Falcon and Stuart are purchased by the aluminium works at Peel Godred for an expansion project.
  • Albert Regaby dies, aged 83; Henry Regaby succeeds his Baronet.
  • Arthur is built.
  • Nigel is built.

1948

  • The North Western Railway becomes officially known as the "North Western Region of British Railways".
  • Mr. Roger Sam is born.
  • Sir Topham Hatt is created a Baronet on his appointment as Chairman of the Regional Executive, after Nationalisation.
  • The claybeds near Brendam are discovered.
  • Bill and Ben are built and arrive on Sodor.

1949

  • Harold is built.
  • The Slate Quarry began to decline.
  • Dennis is built.
  • Axel is shipped to a heritage railway in Belgium.
  • Wilfred (GWR) arrives on Sodor.

1950

  • Sir Handel Brown dies, aged 75; Handel Lloyd Brown succeeds his Baronet.
  • David Hugh II is born.
  • Marvin arrives on Sodor.

1951

  • Falcon and Stuart are sheeted.
  • Toby's tramway closes down.
  • Glen, Gladys and Gloria are scrapped.
  • Toby and Henrietta arrive on Sodor.
  • Sir Handel Lloyd Brown marries Rachael Qualtrough.
  • David Hugh I retires.
  • Flora arrives on Sodor
  • The Vicarstown Logging Company is built.
  • Bash and Dash arrive on Sodor.
  • Gina is shipped to a heritage railway in Italy.

1952

  • Trevor is sent to be scrapped.
  • Trevor is purchased by the Vicar.
  • Edward is overhauled.
  • Rheneas is overhauled for a second time.
  • Stuart and Falcon are purchased by the Skarloey Railway and renamed "Peter Sam" and "Sir Handel" respectively.
  • Skarloey is overhauled.
  • Cora is purchased for the Skarloey Railway.
  • Sir Charles Topham Hatt returns to Sodor, to become Chief Mechanical Engineer at Crovan's Gate and general assistant to his father.
  • Diesel, Arry and Bert, Splatter and Dodge, Paxton, Sidney and the Mainland Diesels are built.
  • Ashima is shipped to a heritage railway in India.
  • Etienne is built.
  • Barry is built.
  • Greg arrives on Sodor.

1953

  • Queen Elizabeth II visits Sodor.
  • Nancy is born.
  • Wilbert is built.
  • The Ministry of Defence approached Sir Handel II to buy the nearly worked out slate quarry.
  • Frieda and Yong Bao are built.

1954

  • Sir Topham Hatt II becomes the Fat Controller.
  • Rebecca Dorothy Brown is born.
  • Ballast from the North Western Railway began to be obtained for the Skarloey Railway.
  • Clansey is built.

1955

  • Duck arrives on Sodor.
  • Percy is sent to Thomas' Branch Line.
  • Mark V arrives on Sodor.
  • Gertrude and Millicent are bought by the Skarloey Railway.
  • Ada is built for the Skarloey Railway.
  • The Railway Series celebrates its 10th anniversary.
  • Belle is built.

1956

  • Sir Topham Hatt I dies; Charles Topham Hatt inherits his father's baronetcy.
  • Jane is built for the Skarloey Railway.
  • Jinty, Pug and the Foreign Engine visit Sodor.
  • Knapford Junction is moved from south to north of the River Els.
  • Kevin Volley becomes stationmaster at Knapford.
  • Devin is built.

1957

  • City of Truro visits Sodor.
  • Diesel visits Sodor.
  • Mabel is built for the Skarloey Railway.
  • Ada, Jane and Mabel arrive on Sodor.
  • Rusty is built and arrives on Sodor. Mr. Ivo Hugh becomes his driver.

1958

  • Peter Sam has an accident with some slate trucks at the quarry.
  • Duncan arrives on Sodor.
  • Skarloey returns from being mended.
  • BBC producers make a documentary about the Skarloey Railway.
  • BoCo is built.

1959

  • Donald and Douglas arrive on Sodor.
  • The Spiteful Brakevan is crushed by Douglas.
  • The Thin Controller finds a Mid Sodor Railway bogie coach at Harwick and 8 coaches are rescued.
  • Oliver is rebuilt.
  • Murdoch is built.
  • Dennis arrives on Sodor.
  • Molly arrives on Sodor.
  • Margret arrives on Sodor.

1960

  • Daisy is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Thomas' running board is straightened.
  • Kevin Volley becomes stationmaster at Cronk.
  • The Ministry of Defence finally bought the empty slate quarry and the money was used for the construction of the Lakeside loop line.
  • Old Stuck-Up and the Diesel are built.
  • Diesel 10 is built.

1961

  • The Peel Godred EMUs arrive on Sodor.
  • Peter Sam is given a new Giesl Ejector.
  • Sir Handel is given a pair of special wheels with broad tyres.
  • George arrives on Sodor.
  • Rheneas returns to the Skarloey Railway.

1962

  • Mavis is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Lord Harry, Alaric and Eric arrive on Sodor.
  • Stepney visits Sodor.
  • The Diesel visits Sodor.
  • Salty is built.
  • Raul is shipped to a heritage railway in Brazil.
  • The Wellsworth Coal Company is built.
  • McDolan arrives on Sodor.
  • Nick is withdrawn.
  • Alan arrives on Sodor.

1963

  • Culdee returns to the Culdee Fell Railway.
  • Lord Harry is renamed "Patrick".
  • Flying Scotsman is saved by Alan Pegler.
  • The loop line extension around the lake began to be built.
  • D199 is built.
  • Fergus arrives on Sodor.
  • Jeremy is built.
  • Mindy arrives on Sodor.

1964

  • The Tidmouth-Arlesburgh branch is rebuilt.
  • Whiff is rebuilt, restored and returned to service.
  • Scruff arrives on Sodor.
  • Hiro is found.
  • Nigel arrives on Sodor.
  • Flint and Richard arrive on Sodor.
  • Skarloey's 100th birthday.
  • Bear is built.
  • Derek is built.
  • Sixteen is sold to a steelworks.

1965

  • Rheneas' 100th birthday.
  • Shane Dooiney returns to the Culdee Fell Railway.
  • The one-hundredth anniversary of the Skarloey Railway is celebrated.
  • The loop line extension at Lakeside is opened.
  • BoCo arrives on Sodor.
  • The Railway Series celebrates its 20th anniversary.
  • Robin arrives on Sodor.

1966

  • Mike is built.
  • The Skarloey Railway became a Company instead of being in private ownership.
  • Harvey arrives on Sodor.
  • Barry is sold to Barry Scrapyard.
  • Arthur arrives on Sodor.
  • Rosie arrives on Sodor.
  • Belle arrives on Sodor.
  • Ferdinand arrives on Sodor.
  • Clansey arrives on Sodor.
  • Betsy arrives on Sodor.
  • Jinty arrives on Sodor.

1967

  • Blister I and Blister II arrive on Sodor for the construction of the Arlesdale Railway.
  • Bert, Mike and Rex arrive on Sodor to service the Arlesdale Railway.
  • Reverend W. Awdry and Reverend Teddy Boston visit Sodor.
  • Flying Scotsman visits Sodor.
  • D199 arrives on Sodor along with 7101 and is sent back after he fails on the level crossing.
  • The Tidmouth-Arlesburgh branch is re-opened, to be serviced by Duck.
  • Oliver, Isabel and Toad are rescued by Douglas and arrive on Sodor.
  • 7101 is renamed "Bear" and renumbered D3.
  • Dulcie, Alice and Mirabel are saved from scrap for service with Oliver and Duck.
  • Frank arrives on Sodor.
  • Murdoch arrives on Sodor.
  • Frieda is shipped to a heritage railway in Germany.
  • Yong Bao is shipped to a heritage railway in China.
  • Sixteen is broken up for scrap.
  • Devin arrives on Sodor.

1968

  • S.C. Ruffey is scrapped.
  • Kevin Volley retires and lives out his life at Ffarquhar.
  • Bulgy arrives on Sodor and is turned into a henhouse.

1969

  • Sigrid of Arlesdale is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Freddie visits the Skarloey Railway.
  • Duke is discovered by Fergus Duncan, the Reverend W. Awdry and the Reverend Teddy Boston.

1970

  • Sir Stephen Topham Hatt marries Helen Margaret.
  • The siding at Cros-ny-Cuirn is extended to make a passing loop.
  • Charlie' 100th birthday.

1971

  • Lady is built.
  • Diesel 10 arrives on Sodor and is fitted with a claw.
  • Splatter and Dodge arrive on Sodor.
  • Derek arrives on Sodor.

1972

  • Richard Topham Hatt is born.
  • A second platform is added at Marthwaite.

1973

  • Bert is rebuilt with a larger boiler, a taller chimney, dome and cab.
  • Nick arrives on Sodor.

1974

  • Charles Nicholas Hatt is born.
  • The Duke and Duchess of Boxford visit Sodor with their engine Spencer.

1976

  • Jock is built.
  • Salty arrives on Sodor.

1977

  • Emily Helen Hatt is born.
  • A Motorail Terminal is opened at Killdane.

1978

  • Sixteen is named "David" and is brought by the NWR.

1979

  • A replica of Stephenson's Rocket is built.
  • Duke' 100th birthday.
  • Freddie is brought by the Skarloey Railway.
  • Mighty Mac is brought by the Skarloey Railway.

1980

  • Thomas is overhauled.
  • Roger Sam becomes the new Thin Controller.
  • Mighty Mac' 100th birthday.
  • Etienne is shipped to a heritage railway in France.

1981

  • Old Stuck-Up is scrapped.

1982

  • Duke is fully restored.
  • Sir Handel visits the Talyllyn Railway.

1984

  • Sir Topham Hatt III becomes the Fat Controller.
  • Sir Handel returns from the Talyllyn Railway.
  • 9th October: The Television Series is broadcast on television.

1985

  • The Skarloey Funicular Railway is opened.
  • Skarloey is overhauled a second time.
  • The Railway Series celebrates its 40th anniversary.

1986

  • Sir Handel is rebuilt.
  • 1st April: The Reverend Teddy Boston dies, aged 61.
  • The Refreshment Lady dies, aged 80.
  • Arry and Bert arrive on Sodor.

1987

  • Mavis is involved in a collision with a lorry.
  • Bulstrode is turned into a children's playground on a beach, and Dilly arrives to replace him.

1988

  • Peter Sam visits the Talyllyn Railway.

1989

  • Fred is put into service on the Skarloey Railway.
  • 21st March: Margaret Emily Wale Awdry died, aged 77.
  • Thomas The Tank Engine arrives in America.

1990

  • After Privatisation, the name "North Western Railway" becomes official.
  • Thomas is invited to a railway show in York.
  • Frank is re-engined.
  • Freddie and Mighty Mac are withdrawn from service.

1991

  • Mr. Ivo Hugh retires, with David Hugh II succeeding him as the current foreman of the Skarloey Railway.

1992

  • Henry is overhauled.

1993

  • Wilbert visits Sodor.
  • British Railways is privatised.

1994

  • 27th October: George Edward Vere Awdry died, aged 78.

1995

  • Barry arrives on Sodor.
  • The Golden Jubilee of the Railway Series is celebrated.

1996

  • Edward, Annie and Clarabel and Wilfred (GWR)' 100th birthday.
  • Peter Sam returns to the Skarloey Railway to help with the extra work.
  • Freddie is scrapped.
  • Ivo Hugh is built.
  • The Mid Sodor Railway is re-opened as the Mid Sodor Heritage Railway.
  • Mighty Mac, Bertram, Jim, Tim, Jerry, John and Jennings are brought by the Mid Sodor Heritage Railway.

1997

  • 21st March: The Reverend W. Awdry dies, aged 85.
  • Sir Topham Hatt II dies; Stephen Topham Hatt inherits his father's Baronet.

2000

  • Percy, Ernest, Wilfred (CFR), Culdee and Shane Dooiney' 100th birthday.

21st century

2002

  • Rheneas is overhauled a third time.

2005

  • The Railway Series celebrates its sixtieth anniversary.

2006

  • The manager of Anopha Quarry is visited by the police after Henrietta is booked for allowing workmen to ride on her balconies.

2007

  • Victoria is restored and returned to service.

2009

  • Manfred Steffen dies, aged 92.

2010

  • Stepney, Bluebell and Captain Baxter's overhauls are completed and the Bluebell Railway celebrates its 50th anniversary.
  • The Railway Series celebrates its sixty-fifth anniversary.
  • Wilbert is scheduled to be back in service after a major overhaul.
  • The Culdee Fell Railway celebrates its 110th anniversary.
  • Molly' 100th birthday.

2011

  • Pip and Emma are purchased by the North Western Railway.
  • The North Western Railway celebrates the Reverend W. Awdry's 100th birthday.

2012

  • Wilbert is returned to service.
  • Alan Pegler died, aged 91.

2013

  • 27th November: Hilary Fortnam died aged 67 following a battle with cancer.

2014

  • The North Western Railway celebrates its 100th anniversary.

2015

  • The Railway Series celebrates its 70th anniversary.
  • The Skarloey Railway celebrates its 150th anniversary.
  • The Bluebell Railway celebrates its 55th anniversary.
  • Thomas' 100th birthday.

2016

  • Flying Scotsman returns to steam.
  • The Mid Sodor Heritage Railway celebrates its 20th anniversary.

2017

  • Ben Forster, who played Mr. Perkins, died aged 58 following a battle with cancer.
  • The Arlesdale Railway celebrates its 50th anniversary.
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