The Transfer Station
The Passenger Station
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( The Transfer Station)
( The Passenger Station)
The North Western Railway meets the Skarloey Railway at the Transfer Yards located in the northeast of Crovan's Gate. The standard gauge connection is provided via Arthur's branch line and Stepney's branch line, at which it is located at the junction of.
The Transfers Yards are where the North Western Railway and Skarloey Railway transfer goods.
Thomas brought Freddie to the yards when the latter returned to the railway. Duncan also brought Thomas logs here in The Great Discovery.
The Transfer Yards were first introduced in the
ninth season of the television series and appeared each season afterwards until the thirteenth when the show switched to CGI animation. It was also mentioned in the thirteenth season episode, Steamy Sodor.
Season 9 - Mighty Mac, Tuneful Toots, Rheneas and the Dinosaur, The Magic Lamp, Duncan and the Old Mine and Skarloey the Brave
Season 10 - Follow that Flour, A Smooth Ride, Duncan Drops a Clanger, Thomas' Tricky Tree, Fearless Freddie, Missing Trucks
Season 11 - Cool Truckings, Duncan Does it All, Sir Handel in Charge and Ding-a-Ling
Season 12 - Mountain Marvel, Duncan and the Hot Air Balloon and Push Me, Pull You
Season 13 - Steamy Sodor ( mentioned)
* | RWS only ** only T&F
Skarloey | Rheneas | Sir Handel | Peter Sam | Duncan | Duke | Ivo Hugh* | Bertram** | Mighty Mac** | Freddie** | Luke**
Rusty | Fred*
The Ghost Engine** | Proteus**
Agnes, Ruth, Lucy and Jemima* | Gertrude and Millicent* | Ada, Jane and Mabel* | Saloon Coaches* | Coaches** | Refreshment Coach**
Trucks | Slate Trucks | Gunpowder Vans** | Quarry Trucks** | Flatbeds* | Conflats | Well Wagons** | Slab Wagons** | V Tipper Trucks*
Beatrice* | Cora* | Brake Vans | SR Breakdown Train** | The "Weedkiller"* | Art Transporters* | The Sleigh Wagon*
Madge** | Colin** | Merrick** | Owen**
The Owner (* | ) Sir Handel Brown I, Sir Handel Brown II The Thin Controller (* | ) Mr. Mack, Mr. Robert Sam, Mr. Peter Sam, Mr. Roger Sam Mr. Hugh (* | ) David Hugh I, Ivo Hugh, David Hugh II Sir Topham Hatt** | Mr. Percival**
Crovan's Gate ( | ) Engine Sheds Cros-ny-Cuirn | Glennock | Rheneas ( | ) Viaduct, Tunnel Lakeside | Skarloey ( | ) Slate Quarry The Depot** | Bluebell Valley** | Valley View** | Sodor Castle** | Standard and Narrow Gauge Tunnel Runby** | Old Iron Bridge** | Tea Room Station** | Mountain Village Station** | Blue Mountain Quarry** | Strawberry Grove** | Rumblin Bridge** | Elephant Park** | Boulder Quarry** | The Old Wooden Bridge** | Ulfstead Castle** | Sodor Steamworks** | The Transfer Yards** | The Wharf** | Skarloey Coal Yard** | Green Hills Junction** | The Old Trestle Bridge | Culdee Fell (** | ) Caves, Hill Middle Station | Vicarstown Goods Yard