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The Dark Days of Thomas the Tank Engine is a spin-off series of Adventures on Rails that focuses on Thomas' life before arriving on Sodor.

About It

Thomas' pre-Sodor life has always been referred to as the 'Dark Days', but not nessicarily tough and rather adventurous.

Episodes

After a long haitus, the series started airing February 19th, 2013 and finished on May 1st.

  1. The New Engine
  2. Thomas' First Day
  3. Thomas and the Trucks
  4. Beyond Southampton Docks
  5. Christmas, 1914
  6. A New Year
  7. Thomas and Boxhill
  8. Thomas and the Fish
  9. The Photo
  10. Thomas and the Fat Controller

Characters

  • Thomas/No. 104*
  • Edward
  • Percy 
  • Toby
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Russell (non-speaking role)

Characters Introduced

  • Boxhill- a LB&SCR A1 and Stepney's brother
  • No. 100**
  • No. 101**
  • No. 102**
  • No. 103**
  • the character appeared in the flashbacks **Thomas' Brothers, the other four London, Brighton and South Coast Railway E2s built before Thomas

Time Period

The series will take place in 1914 and 1915 at Southampton Docks on the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, later the Southern Railway and later the Southern Region of British Railways.