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Timeline to events on Sodor.

1806Edit

1810Edit

  • Plateway from Ward Fell to Balladwail is closed and torn up.

1853Edit

1864Edit

1865Edit

  • Skarloey arrives on Sodor.

1866Edit

  • Rheneas is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Dolgoch is built.
  • Skarloey has trailing wheels added to improve stability, and has a cab installed.

1878Edit

  • Falcon is built.

1870Edit

1875Edit

1879Edit

1880Edit

1883Edit

1896Edit

1897Edit

1900Edit

  • The Culdee Fell Railway is opened.
  • Godred is scrapped after a fall.

1901Edit

  • The Culdee Fell Railway is re-opened after receiving further maintainance following the events of Godred's death.

1903Edit

1904Edit

  • City of Truro becomes the first engine to reach 100mph.

1906Edit

  • Freddie is built

1911Edit

1912Edit

  • Stepney is rebuilt.

1914Edit

  • The North Western Railway is formed from the Sodor and Mainland, the Tidmouth, Knapford and Elsbridge Light and the Wellsworth and Suddery railways.
  • Sir Topham Hatt II is born.

1915Edit

  • Thomas is built and arrives on Sodor
  • The Ballahoo tunnel is built.
  • The workshops at Crovan's Gate are established.
  • Victor is built

1916Edit

1917Edit

  • The Peel Godred electric engines arrive on Sodor.

1918Edit

  • Gordon is built.

1920Edit

  • Edward arrives on Sodor.
  • Stuart is built and arrives on Sodor.
  • Henry is built.

1921Edit

  • Edward is rebuilt.

1922Edit

  • Gordon arrives on Sodor.
  • Flying Scotsman is built.
  • Henry arrives on Sodor.
  • James and the red engine (Eagle) arrive on Sodor.
  • 98462 and 87546 arrive on Sodor and are shortly sent packing.
  • A second bore is cut for the Ballahoo tunnel after Henry stops in the original.
  • Henry is released after Gordon breaks down.
  • Luke is built

1923Edit

1924Edit

1932Edit

  • Stanley is built

1936Edit

1938Edit

  • Freddie arrives on Sodor
  • Spencer is built

1939Edit

  • Gordon is rebuilt.

1940Edit

1941Edit

  • Stephen Topham Hatt is born.

1942Edit

  • Rosie is built

1943Edit

  • Bridget Amanda Hatt is born.

1945Edit

  • Rosie arrives on Sodor
  • Rocky is built
  • Hiro arrives on Sodor
  • Elizabeth arrives on Sodor
  • Millie arrives on Sodor

1946Edit

1947Edit

  • The Mid Sodor Railway and the Tidmouth-Arlesburgh branches are closed.
  • Duke is sheeted and abandoned in a shed.
  • Falcon and Stuart are purchased by the aluminium works at Peel Godred for an expansion project.

1948Edit

  • The North Western Railway becomes officially known as the "North Western Region of British Railways".
  • Bertie arrives on Sodor.
  • Terence arrives on Sodor.

1949Edit

  • Henry, Gordon, and James go on strike.
  • Percy arrives on Sodor.
  • Merrick arrives on Sodor.
  • Owen arrives on Sodor.

1950Edit

  • Henry is overhauled.
  • Rheneas is overhauled.
  • Falcon and Stuart are sheeted.
  • Henry is rebuilt into an LMS Stanier Class 5 following his crash.
  • Victor arrives on Sodor and fell into the Sea
  • Luke arrives on Sodor

1951Edit

  • Toby's tramway closes down.
  • Toby arrives on Sodor.
  • Stuart and Falcon are purchased by the Skarloey Railway and renamed "Peter Sam" and "Sir Handel" respectively.
  • Skarloey is overhauled
  • Cora is purchased for the Skarloey Railway.

1952Edit

1953Edit

  • Trevor is purchased by the Vicar.
  • Edward is overhauled.

1955Edit

1956Edit

  • Sir Topham Hatt I dies.

1957Edit

1958Edit

  • Rusty arrives on Sodor.
  • Duncan arrives on Sodor.
  • Skarloey returns from being mended.
  • BBC producers make a documentary about the Skarloey Railway.

1959Edit

  • Donald and Douglas arrive on Sodor.
  • The spiteful breakvan is crushed by Douglas.

1960Edit

  • Sodor Construction Company is Formed
  • Kelly arrives on Sodor
  • Isabella arrives on Sodor
  • Ned arrives on Sodor
  • Nelson arrives on Sodor
  • Alfie is built and arrives on Sodor

1961Edit

  • Daisy arrives on Sodor.
  • The Peel Godred EMUs arrive on Sodor.
  • Diesel returns temporarily following Percy's accident.
  • Diesel 10 is built

1962Edit

  • Mavis arrives on Sodor.
  • Rheneas returns to the Skarloey Railway.
  • Lord Harry arrives on Sodor.
  • Alaric arrives on Sodor.
  • Eric arrives on Sodor.

1963Edit

1964Edit

1965Edit

  • Shane Dooiney returns to the Culdee Fell Railway.
  • The one-hundredth anniversary of the Skarloey Railway is celebrated.
  • BoCo arrives on Sodor.

1966Edit

  • Bill and Ben arrive on Sodor.

1967Edit

1968Edit

  • 7101 arrives on Sodor.
  • Flying Scotsman visits Sodor.
  • 199 arrives on Sodor along with 7101, and is sent back after he fails on the level crossing.
  • 7101 is renamed "Bear" and renumbered D3.
  • Oliver, Isabel and Toad are rescued by Douglas and arrive on Sodor.
  • Dulcie, Alice and Mirabel are saved from scrap for service with Oliver and Duck.
  • S. C. Ruffey is scrapped.

1969Edit

  • Bulgy arrives on Sodor.
  • Duke is discovered by Fergus Duncan, the Reverend W. Awdry and the Reverend Teddy Boston.
  • Arry and Bert arrive on Sodor

1976Edit

  • Jock is built.
  • Bert is rebuilt with a larger boiler.

1980Edit

  • Thomas is overhauled.
  • Diesel 10 arrives on Sodor
  • Splatter and Dodge arrive on Sodor
  • Lady arrives on Sodor

1983Edit

1984Edit

  • Annie and Clarabel are rebuilt.

1985Edit

  • Blister I and Blister II arrive on Sodor.
  • Madge arrives on Sodor

1986Edit

1987Edit

  • Mavis is involved in a collision with a lorry.
  • Bulstrode is turned into a children's playground on a beach.

1990Edit

  • After Privatisation, the name "North Western Railway" becomes official.
  • Thomas is invited to a railway show in York.
  • Frank is re-engined.

1993Edit

  • Henry is overhauled.

1994Edit

  • Wilbert visits Sodor.
  • Barry is rescued and arrives on Sodor.

1995Edit

1996Edit

1997Edit

  • The Reverend W. Awdry dies.
  • Sir Topham Hatt II dies.
  • The Railway Series books are discontinued as a total of 40 books.
  • Cranky arrives on Sodor
  • Derek arrives on Sodor
  • OId Slow Coach is Discovered at the Scrapyard

2000Edit

  • Thomas and the Magic Railroad is released.

2002Edit

  • Salty arrives on Sodor
  • Harvey arrives on Sodor.
  • Jack arrives on Sodor and Joins the Sodor Construction Company.

2003Edit

  • Emily arrives on Sodor.
  • Spencer visits Sodor.
  • Fergus arrives on Sodor.
  • Arthur arrives on Sodor.
  • Murdoch arrives on Sodor

2005Edit

  • The 60th anniversary of the Railway Series is celebrated.
  • Molly arrives on Sodor.
  • Dennis arrives on Sodor.
  • Neville arrives on Sodor.
  • Mighty Mac arrives on Sodor.

2006Edit

  • The manager of Anopha Quarry is visited by the police after Henrietta is booked for allowing workmen to ride on her balconies.
  • Freddie returns to the Skarloey Railway.
  • Rocky arrives on Sodor
  • Jeremy arrives on Sodor

2007Edit

  • Victoria is returned to service.
  • Whiff arrives on Sodor
  • Billy arrives on Sodor
  • Hector arrives on Sodor

2008Edit

  • Stanley arrives on Sodor
  • Hank arrives on Sodor
  • Flora arrives on Sodor

2009Edit

  • Thomas discovers Hiro.
  • Charlie arrives on Sodor

2010Edit

  • Stepney, Bluebell, and Captain Baxter's overhauls are completed, and the Bluebell Railway celebrates its 50th anniversary.
  • The Railway Series celebrates its sixty-fifth anniversary.
  • Wilbert is scheduled to be back in service after a major overhaul.
  • Dash and Bash arrive on Sodor
  • Ferdinand arrives on Sodor
  • Scruff arrives on Sodor
  • Dart and Den arrive on Sodor

2011Edit

  • The North Western Railway celebrates the Reverend W. Awdry's 100th birthday.
  • Belle arrives on Sodor
  • Flynn arrives on Sodor

2012Edit

  • Winston arrives on Sodor
  • Stafford arrives on Sodor

2013Edit

  • Connor visits Sodor
  • Caitlin visits Sodor
  • Stephen arrives on Sodor
  • Porter arrives on Sodor

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