Sleeping Beauty

Release Date

July 2 2015

Railway Series Book

Duke The Lost Engine

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Sleeping Beauty is the third episode of sixteen season.


After a hard day’s work, Percy and Henry return to the shed and ask Thomas to continue the story of Duke.Thomas reminds them of the story thus so far.While Duke was in his shed for so many years, he was certainly not forgotten and recently a team of people visited Sir Topham Hatt intending to find and rescue Duke.The team was prepared with maps and knew where to look, so Sir Topham Hatt agreed. Everyone set off to the mountains in a train and began the long search. As the days passed, the search grew harder and there was no sign of Duke, but the rescuers were just as determined to find him. Finally, the search ended, quite by accident, when one of the team members fell through the roof of Duke’s shed, having not realized he was standing on it and age had weakened the roof to where it could collapse. Duke woke up and asked if they were vandals, but they assured him that they are there to rescue him and reunite him with Stuart and Falcon. After digging him out of the shed, they took Duke to his new home, the Skarloey Railway. Falcon and Stuart, now renamed Sir Handel and Peter Sam, were ready to greet their old friend, but they saw that he was asleep in the shed. They hushed each other, but it was too late as they had already disturbed him, so he complained that they woke him up and started to tell them about the older days. The two engines laughed at this and told Duke that they were all due to go back to work tomorrow and they could keep Duke in order. Duke pretended to be cross, but he could have not been happier to be reunited with the engines. And that is the end of Thomas’s story. Percy and Henry agree on what a good story it was and how glad they are it had a happy ending.


Goofs Edit

  • Peter Sam has his old funnel.



Sleeping Beauty Adaptation (2012 Remake)

Sleeping Beauty Adaptation (2012 Remake)

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