Thomas is vacationing the docks and is surprised at how busy all of his acquaintances are! He desires to support out, however the different engines say they could do it on their lonesome. It takes a massive twist of fate for Thomas with a view to turn out what a very worthy Engine he may be.

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Oh, little Thomas. An engine like me doesn’t desire help,” acknowledged James. Thomas chugged over to the place Harvey was once relocating a host of small crates. “Keep again, little Thomas … those crates are jam-packed with the entire empty fish tanks and they're very fragile,” stated Harvey. “We don’t desire you to be breaking whatever. ” As Thomas moved off, he spotted vehicles coupled to Salty at the subsequent music. He had by no means visible vehicles like this earlier than. They have been huge and Thomas may perhaps see via their aspects. They have been choked with water! an important octopus was once swimming within the rear vehicle. Thomas was once surprised. Then he pulled as much as front automobile. It had a tremendous shark in it. The shark checked out Thomas and opened his mouth. He had rows of massive, frightening the teeth. “Look at that! ” Thomas gasped, and moved quickly as much as locate Salty. “Amazin’, aren’t they, those critters from the deep? Eh, Thomas? ” acknowledged Salty. “Where are they from, Salty? ” Thomas requested excitedly. “Where are they going? ” “They’re off to an ocean express in Tidmouth. It definite is enjoyable havin’ ’em right here, don’t you're thinking that? ” replied Salty with a grin. I can’t wait to inform Percy approximately them, proposal Thomas. probably we will be able to see them in Tidmouth. Thomas was once nonetheless marveling over the shark whilst Henry rushed by means of. “Out of how. i'm in a hurry,” Henry whistled. “Don’t be troubled, Thomas,” acknowledged Salty. “Little engines will be powerful convenient every now and then. ” “Thanks, Salty,” peeped Thomas unfortunately. “Maybe there’s anything i will do again on the station. ” simply as Thomas was once leaving the docks, Percy got here chugging up, operating tough, pulling the afternoon mail. “Percy, you’ve received to look at the vehicles that Salty is—” Thomas begun. “Not now, Thomas,” Percy interrupted. “I have to convey this mail correct on time. ” And he moved quickly prior. Percy handed Salty after which regarded up and observed … a major shark having a look correct at him! “Yikes! ” he tooted loudly, and rushed ahead. Percy used to be so shocked and so scared that he didn’t glance the place he was once going … Henry used to be stopped sooner than him at the comparable tune. He was once awaiting Harvey to go along with his fragile load. Percy ran correct into Henry, pushing him up the tune … correct towards Harvey’s shipment of fish tanks. “Watch out, Harvey! ” tooted Henry. Harvey appeared again, observed Henry dashing at him, and went complete steam forward. TOO past due! Henry crashed into Harvey’s freight car!! Harvey’s freight motor vehicle tipped off the song and the coupling snapped. Harvey, nonetheless at complete steam, rushed ahead. He ran correct into James. James used to be driven off the tune, which startled Cranky. Cranky enable move of the crate he was once wearing. The crate fell correct onto James and burst, overlaying him with seaweed. Thomas observed what occurred and got here hurrying again to assist. His smaller dimension made it effortless for him to slot among all of the bumped engines and damaged crates. First, he helped pull Percy again at the music. Then he stored the freight automobiles so as whereas the spilled mail and the entire damaged crates have been wiped clean up. ultimately, he helped Harvey placed James again onto the song, and he didn’t even tease James approximately his eco-friendly face. Later, while every thing used to be so as back, he went to examine the shark, whose automobile was once sitting on a siding.

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