Edward's Lazy SaveEdward is the oldest engine on the North Western Railway. He tires more easily than the others, so after his morning trains, he has an hour's rest on a siding by Wellsworth station before his afternoon duties.Edward's Lazy Save by ThomasandStanley
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One day, Edward pulled in to Wellsworth with a train of china clay.
"10 minutes early, old boy!" said his driver. "Let's get you into your siding; we've a busy afternoon ahead."
The old engine simmered happily while his driver and fireman checked him over.
"Any problems? Edward asked.
"Not that we can see," replied the fireman, "it looks like you're in the best shape of your life." Just then, a loud whistle rang out.
"Hello, lazybones!" James called as he steamed through with a Barrow-bound train of containers. "Maybe if you grafted for once, you'd know what hard work truly meant!" Edward chuckled, and he and his crew prepared him to be the red engine's banker.
James puffed through the countryside.
"Only Gordon's Hill to climb and these containers will be delivered in no time." B