|James the Red Engine|
|Class: L&YR Hughes Class 28 experiment featuring a leading pony truck and larger driving wheels. Later paired with a 3500g Fowler tender|
|Designer: George Hughes|
|Builder: Horwich Works|
|Arrived on Sodor: 1924-5|
James is a red mixed-traffic L&YR Class 28 engine who can sometimes be vain and boastful. All the same, he means well and is a hard worker.
James is the No. 5 red engine. He has a fine scarlet coat and brass dome. James thinks of himself as a Really Splendid Engine.