Funny / The Railway Series
Toby the Tram Engine
Duck and the Diesel Engine
Stepney the Bluebell Engine
Small Railway Engines
- In Dirty Objects, James mocks Toby's shabby paint. Toby has the last laugh in the conversation.
"James," he asked, "why are you red?"
"I am a splendid engine," answered James loftily, "ready for anything. You never see my
"Oh!" said Toby innocently, "that's why you once needed bootlaces
; to be ready, I suppose?"
James went redder than ever and snorted off.
Mike being teased by Bert and Rex in response to comments about Duck's whistle, which is jammed by an egg.
Mike:If engines can't whistle properly they shouldn't try.
Bert:Then why do you?
Mike:Why do I what?
Bert:Try to whistle of course.
Mike:Shut up! You're jealous. Mine (his whistle) is better than yours anyway.
Rex:Listen Mike. If I had a whistle like yours you know what I'd do?
Rex:I'd lose it.