This article is about the 1997 magazine story. You may be looking for the engine, the excavator, the Railway Series book, the Story Library book, the Engine Adventures book or the 1998 magazine story.

Oliver is a rhyming magazine story.


Oliver recalls the time he was waiting to be scrapped before being saved and coming to work on Duck's Branch Line.



  • Many of the events that occurred in the third season episode Escape are referenced.
  • In the final illustration, the reader is tasked with drawing steam rising from Oliver's funnel.


  • Oliver does not appear to be on the rails in the second illustration.
  • In the sixth illustration, Duck's undercarriage is white instead of black.


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