James the Red Engine
Gender: Male
Number: 5
Class: L&YR Class 28 experiment featuring a leading pony truck and larger driving wheels. Later paired with a 3500g Fowler tender
Designer: George Hughes
Builder: Horwich Works
Built: 1912/1913
Configuration: 2-6-0
Arrived on Sodor: 1924-5
Voiced by: Johnny Depp

James is a vain, red mixed-traffic tender engine.


James is the No. 5 red engine. He is very proud of his red paint and likes to think of himself as a Really Splendid Engine. James sometimes has grand ideas about the sort of work he should do, which can lead to trouble.

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