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This list is for locomotive characters that have been mentioned either over the course of The Dark Railway Series or in official character bios listed on the Dark DJ Productions website, but have never appeared on screen or played roles in the actual series.

LindaEdit

 
Linda
  • Number: 2950, later 42950
  • Class: LMS Class 5MT
  • Designer: William Stanier
  • Build date: 1933
  • Configuration: 2-6-0
  • Scrapped: 1966

Linda was a mixed traffic engine.

BioEdit

Linda was built in 1933 at Crewe Works. Before 1945, she was subjected to abuse from her previous boyfriend and was made to smuggle drugs from Scotland for him. During Dave's working life in Birmingham, he met Linda in April 1945. As he had also had experiences with drugs, they helped each other get off them, and began a successful relationship together.

Unfortunately, after nationalisation, Linda became depressed again and started becoming more and more distant from Dave. She eventually admitted that she had gone back to drugs, and ended the relationship, sending Dave back into a depression. She was later scrapped in 1966 at T.W. Ward's scrapyard in Killmarsh.

Livery Edit

Before nationalisation, Linda presumably wore the LMS black livery. After it, she was repainted into British Railways black similar to that of Dave's at the time.

Basis Edit

Linda was based on a London, Midland and Scottish Railway Class 5MT 2-6-0, nicknamed the "Stanier Crab" due to it being an extensive modification of the older Hughes/Fowlers design.

Trivia Edit

  • Linda has only been mentioned in Dave's official bio on Dark DJ's website, and has never been mentioned in The Dark Railway Series.


Sir Ralph WedgwoodEdit

 
Sir Ralph Wedgwood
  • Number: 60006, previously 4466 and 6
  • Class: LNER Class A4
  • Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
  • Build date: 1938
  • Configuration: 4-6-2
  • Scrapped: 1965

Sir Ralph Wedgwood, formerly known as Herring Gull, was a streamlined express engine.

BioEdit

Sir Ralph Wedgwood was built in 1938 at Doncaster Works. He was originally named Herring Gull, but was renamed after the original Sir Ralph was destroyed in an air raid in 1942.

By 1959, he was working around York when Raymond was allocated there. He was one of the engines that bullied Raymond and his fellow diesels, and it came to a head when he maliciously collided with the diesel, damaging his buffer beam. This was the final straw for Raymond, who proceeded to attack Sir Ralph, damaging both engines severely. Both were spoken severely to, and Sir Ralph was later repaired. He was eventually withdrawn in 1965 and scrapped.

PersonaEdit

Sir Ralph was a bullying engine who looked down on diesel engines.

LiveryEdit

Sir Ralph was originally painted in LNER garter blue livery, later being painted in wartime black, BR express passenger blue, and by 1959, BR lined green with a late crest.

BasisEdit

Sir Ralph was based on a London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 4-6-2.

TriviaEdit

  • Sir Ralph has only been mentioned in Raymond's official bio on Dark DJ's website, and has never been mentioned in The Dark Railway Series.
  • Sir Ralph also appeared as a main character in the YouTube series, The British Railway Stories, and its subsequent book.


ColletteEdit

 
Collette
  • Class: GWR 1400 Class
  • Designer: Charles Collett
  • Configuration: 0-4-2T

Collette is a small Great Western tank engine.

BioEdit

In 1946, Collette was working on or near the Falmouth branch line in Cornwall. She had been in a relationship with Rhys the pannier tank, but broke it off after thinking he was too fat and lazy. Rhys was deeply upset by this, and was comforted by Eddie afterwards.

LiveryEdit

Collette would have been painted in Great Western Railway green by 1946. After that, she was most likely painted in British Railways black or green.

BasisEdit

Collette is based on a Great Western Railway 1400 Class 0-4-2T.

AppearancesEdit

The Dark Railway SeriesEdit

Episodes:

TriviaEdit

  • Collette is most likely named after her designer, Charles Collett.


George StephensonEdit

 
George Stephenson
  • Number: 44767, previously 4767
  • Class: LMS Class 5MT Black 5
  • Designer: William Stanier
  • Build date: 1947
  • Configuration: 4-6-0

George Stephenson is one of Dave's many brothers.

BioEdit

George Stephenson was built at Crewe Works in December 1947. He was the only member of his class built with Stephenson valve gear rather than Walschearts. In 1955, Dave mentioned that he had to go and visit George Stephenson for the fourth time that week, annoying him greatly.

LiveryEdit

George Stephenson was most likely painted in British Railways lined black by 1955.

BasisEdit

George Stephenson is based on a London, Midland and Scottish Railway Class 5MT Black 5 4-6-0. Dave, Stan, and 44826 are also members of this class. The real No. 44767 has been preserved and is currently undergoing an overhaul at the Midland Railway Centre in Butterley.

AppearancesEdit

The Dark Railway SeriesEdit

Specials:

TriviaEdit

  • George Stephenson is referred to by this name in An Unconventional Visit, but the real No. 44767 was not named as such until 1975.


Winston ChurchillEdit

Winston Churchill
  • Number: 34051, previously 21C151
  • Class: SR Battle of Britain Class
  • Designer: Oliver Bulleid
  • Build date: 1946
  • Configuration: 4-6-2

Winston Churchill is a large express engine.

BioEdit

Winston Churchill was built in 1946 at Brighton Works. In 1965 he was tasked with pulling his namesake's funeral train which led to his preservation later that year.

LiveryEdit

Winston Churchill is painted in British Railways lined green with the late crest. Prior to nationalisation, he would have worn Southern Railway malachite green.

BasisEdit

Winston Churchill is based on a Southern Railway Battle of Britain Class 4-6-2. The real No. 34051 Winston Churchill has been preserved and is currently on display at the National Railway Museum outpost in Shildon.

AppearancesEdit

The Dark Railway SeriesEdit


Clun CastleEdit

 
Clun Castle
  • Number: 7029
  • Class: GWR 4073 Castle Class
  • Designer: Charles Collett
  • Build date: 1950
  • Configuration: 4-6-0

Clun Castle is a large express engine.

BioEdit

Clun Castle was built in 1950 at Swindon Works. He was the engine who pulled the last official steam hauled train out of London Paddington and was subsequently preserved, hauling railtours around the country.

LiveryEdit

Clun Castle would have been painted in inauthentic Great Western Railway green livery by 1969. Prior to this, he would have worn British Railways lined green with the early and later late crests.

BasisEdit

Clun Castle is based on a Great Western Railway 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0. The real No. 7029 Clun Castle has been preserved and is currently undergoing an overhaul at Tyseley Locomotive Works.

AppearancesEdit

The Dark Railway SeriesEdit

Episodes:


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