- "Toby will be buried under a mountain of rock!"
"Not if I can help it, PEEEEP! Hang on, Toby!"
- ―A workman and Thomas
Rocky Ride is a magazine story published in 2007.
Thomas saves Toby from being buried in a rock blast at the quarry. As a reward, the Fat Controller treats Thomas to a day at the seaside. When he returns to the quarry, the workmen have sculpted Thomas' face into the rock for his heroism.