Mr. Conductor is a Time LordThink about it: he has changed appearance at least once (twice if you factor for Thomas and the Magic Railroad), plus he regularly regales stories about a place where steam locomotives are still common, diesel engines are considered new-hat and Sodor is run by a man who clearly resembles a railway baron of the early 20th century.
- Let's not forget he took the kids back in time in the finale.
Shining Time Station is a stop on the Rainbow Line.It's all there in the theme song. "Follow the rainbow"? "Your own imagination, waiting there for you"?
- Jossed. It's a stop on the Indian Valley Railroad.