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Best Friends is a 2001 annual story.
While waiting for a delayed Henry to arrive at the junction, Thomas and Bertie tell stories to pass the time and reflect on the time they raced each other to Ffarquhar.
- Thomas is pulling three coaches instead of two, and none of them seem to be Annie or Clarabel.
- Part of Henry's running board is red.
- Thomas has a curved coal bunker.