Gordon the Big Engine
Number: 4
Class: "A0" Pacific
Designer: Sir Nigel Gresley
Builder: Doncaster Works, rebuilt Crewe Works
Built: 1922, rebuilt 1939
Configuration: 4-6-2
Arrived on Sodor: 1923

Gordon is a big blue express engine. He is Flying Scotsman's only remaining brother, and the cousin of Mallard, Green Arrow, Spencer and The Flying Thistle.


Gordon is the No. 4 blue engine who pulls the express. As the senior member of the engine family, he's also one of the fastest.