BoCo the Brave is a rhyming magazine story.
BoCo feels unhappy because he wants a special name just like Salty the Dockside Diesel and Harvey the Crane Engine. Later, BoCo helps Mavis by pushing her down the line. Then he keeps on working even through a raging storm. Later, he manages to save some trucks from being damaged by a falling tree. The Fat Controller then gives BoCo the name "BoCo the Brave".
- Harvey (does not speak)
- Mavis (does not speak)
- Salty (does not speak)
- Sir Topham Hatt (does not speak)
- BoCo says he wants a special name like "Salty the Dockside Diesel" and "Harvey the Crane Engine", but he already has a "special name"; "BoCo the Metropolitan-Vickers Diesel-electric Type 2" or "BoCo the Diseasel".