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“The passengers all said what a bad railway it was. Then they told the man how bad he was instead. Everyone was very cross!”
―The Narrator, James and the Coaches, first season
Jeremiah Jobling

Jeremiah Jobling was once a passenger on James' train.


After James bumped the coaches too hard, it was Jeremiah Jobling who had the leather bootlaces needed to mend the brake-pipe along with the newspaper. When he refused to give up the laces, the passengers started to say it was a bad railway, which pressured him into giving them to the guard. It was not revealed if they were returned.

In the television series, his model later appeared, ironically, as a railway inspector.


Railway Series

Television Series


Music Videos

He also appeared cameo in a tenth season music video.

Magazine Stories

Jeremiah Jobling also appeared in the magazine story, Lost Luggage!

Voice Actors


  • From the fourth season onwards, Jeremiah Jobling used Jem Cole's face masks.
  • Jeremiah was never named in the television series.


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