i’m reading the thomas the tank engine fandom wiki
did not expect my morning to go like this
Let’s go go go on a big world adventure…
Tenders are for coal and water.
Tank engines can be tender
Do tank engines not still need a tender for the coal though?
i think that’s what the blur song is about
…the worlds just a train ride awaaaay (big world big big adventures)
They usually store it in a bunker behind the cab
eg, here, on a locomotive that has pannier tanks either side of the boiler.
The reduced capacity is why tank engines were short-distance locomotives, whereas long-distance routes would require a tender locomotive.
They later brought out Think Tank Engine
Tanks engines - Oners
Tender engines - Twoers, Threers etc.
Thats what im getting.
Had a big sulk as a kid when I realised both my brothers’ middle names were also Thomas characters (James and Edward) and mine wasn’t, insisted I was changing my middle name to Thomas
Don’t see too many Class 73s around these days.
Tender is the Gordon.
Lying by your sordon.
i am serious here for the tank engine argument i wasn’t expecting
My instructor and our guard got very excited about a class 37 that was knocking about at Worcester yesterday morning. Fucking trainspotters