Thomas the tank engine is getting ready to celebrate Sodor Day. Thomas and James have a race to the wharf which Thomas wins. As a reward Thomas is given the special job of going into the hills with Duncan to collect timber. Duncan plays a trick on Thomas and sends him off in the wrong direction. There he comes across Great Waterton, an old deserted town that used to supply all of the steam trains with water.
The Fat Controller thinks it would be a good idea to restore Great Waterton in time for Sodor Day. Thomas is very proud to be given the job but is not happy when he sees a shiny new engine called Stanley arrive to take over his normal job.
There are some scary and tense scenes when Thomas is in danger that might frighten very young kids such as:
The message of the story is that it’s good to be useful and to do your best but you don’t have to be the best.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age