Mavis is a feisty diesel engine who came to Sodor in 1962. She is a small diesel-mechanical engine brought to help Toby at Ffarquhar and Anopha with truck shunting. At first, Mavis was feisty, disobedient and did only what she wanted to do. With time and teachings from Toby, she learned to be a really useful engine. She welcomed Pumpkin and helped show him the more remote parts of the Island.
Mavis is based on a British Rail class 04 Drewry diesel-mechanical 0-6-0 # D2203 with added sideplates and "saxo" funnel circa 1952.
Posted by railroadsandrailways on December 5, 2008