Based on the season 11 episode with the same name.
Sodor’s railway network was vastly developing, while nationalisation had come and gone, time seemed to have gone backwards for the Fat Controller’s engines. More branch lines are being built and more factories and industrial sites are relying on engines to help with shunting and transporting goods.
One morning Emily was taken to the works to meet one of several new engines to come. The Fat Controller had kept it a surprise and when Emily arrived she was surprised, but not in a good way. Next to her was a grubby green engine with only two driving wheels and huge round lensed glasses.
“Well hello, Emily. Nice to see you again.”
“What happened to you, William!?” asked Emily startled.
“My name’s Whiff now, because I have gotten quite um… degraded since we last met.”
“You know this engine?” asked Vict