History Characters / TheRailwaySeries

17th Apr '18 10:30:27 AM 793ws
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! '''Charlie Sand and Sidney Heaver'''
* MeaningfulName: Charlie Sand is so named because one of his duties is to sand the rails when the rails get slippery so that the engine can grip the rails while Sidney Heaver is so named because it's his job to heave coal into the firebox.
* StevenUlyssesPerhero: See MeaningfulName above.
31st Mar '18 3:38:39 PM john_e
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* ADogNamedDog: "Toad" was the GWR telegraphic code for a brake van. So he's a Toad named "Toad".
22nd Mar '18 5:52:52 AM Thomasfan
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* TramaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Peter Sam. Could also double as a BeserkButton due to him faking sick for the second time in the same book.

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* TramaButton: TraumaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Peter Sam. Could also double as a BeserkButton BerserkButton due to him faking sick for the second time in the same book.book after being told that he wasn't being sold.



* TramaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Sir Handel. However, unlike Sir Handel, after being told he's not being sold after all, Peter Sam reverts back to his cheery self.

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* TramaButton: TraumaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Sir Handel. However, unlike Sir Handel, after being told he's not being sold after all, Peter Sam reverts back to his cheery self.
22nd Mar '18 5:50:10 AM Thomasfan
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* TramaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Peter Sam. Could also double as a BeserkButton due to him faking sick for the second time in the same book.



%%* NiceGuy

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%%* NiceGuy* NiceGuy: Very friendly to just about everyone he meets.



%%* {{Workaholic}}

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%%* {{Workaholic}}* TramaButton: Don't mention being sold to him or Sir Handel. However, unlike Sir Handel, after being told he's not being sold after all, Peter Sam reverts back to his cheery self.
* {{Workaholic}}: At the prospect of working the line solo, Peter Sam was very excited.
4th Dec '17 10:24:35 PM danlansdowne
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* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]



* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]

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* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]
4th Dec '17 10:24:09 PM danlansdowne
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%%* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]

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\n\n%%* * [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]
4th Dec '17 10:23:54 PM danlansdowne
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A former Furness Railway coach rescued by Thomas and the Fat Controller from life as a derelict summerhouse in someone's back garden. Now coupled to Toby and Henrietta.

* OldFriend: Knew Edward when they both worked for the Furness Railway on the British mainland.

4th Dec '17 10:13:48 PM danlansdowne
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* AdaptationNameChange: To "Smudger" in the TV series, presumably to eliminate any "Number 2" jokes.



* LaserGuidedKarma: He gets converted into a pumping engine and later got scrapped when the railway was closed.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: He gets converted into a pumping engine ("generator" in the TV series) and later got scrapped when the railway was closed.
4th Dec '17 9:54:22 PM danlansdowne
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* MidSeasonUpgrade: His Giesl funnel. Based on his Talyllyn counterpart ''Edward Thomas'' being fitted with one in the early 60s, it makes him stronger and reduces his coal consumption.

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* MidSeasonUpgrade: His Giesl funnel. Based on his Talyllyn counterpart ''Edward Thomas'' being fitted with one in the early 60s, it makes him stronger and reduces his coal consumption. (At the Talyllyn, ''Edward Thomas'' had his Giesl removed in 1969).
4th Dec '17 9:19:24 PM danlansdowne
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* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse. The bootlace incident.

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* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse. The bootlace incident. Also the tar wagons.
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