The Arlesdale Railway appeared in Small Railway Engines, Oliver the Western Engine, Duke the Lost Engine, Jock the New Engine, Wilbert the Forest Engine, and is mentioned in Thomas and his Friends. It also appeared in various annuals, Railway Series related books and was mentioned in the My Thomas Story Library book, Duck. It did not appear in the television series, however, some of the engines were made in a few merchandise lines. The Railway was also present on a Japanese map, featuring both Railway Series and Television series locations.
The Arlesdale Railway has not made any appearance in the magazines. However, the magazine story, The Tiny Engine, features a miniature railway which may be the Arlesdale Railway. There is also another narrow gauge branch line alongside Duck's Branch Line, run by a saddle tank engine named, Sidney.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is the real counterpart of it.
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