Rope Rescue is a magazine story.
Edward is to take the Fat Controller and his grandchildren to the Docks for an inspection. At the station Stephen and Bridget show off their toys. Stephen then drops his ball into a ditch, and the Fat Controller retrieves it with the help of Bridget's jump rope. When they arrive at the Docks, BoCo leaves with trucks. But the last truck breaks away and rolls towards the end of the quay. Luckily Edward's quick thinking leads to him saving the truck by holding it with a rope- using the idea Bridget had earlier.