Work, and life, continue as normal on the Thornham bag light railway but this week has seen some special happen. The controller of the narrow gauge sent a letter to the thin controller on the Isle of Sodor to ask for some help attracting visitors to his line and he was surprised when a letter came back saying the Sodor railways would do better than that.
On the main line from London came Thomas, the Sodor Number 1, with his two coaches, Annie and Clarabel, and with a low rider attached at the back, on which was the Skarloey railway's number 1, Skarloey himself.
After a number of photo-calls (I am hoping to add more in the future) the pair left to run their respective tourist trains and to be seen around the railway.
The event seems to have been a success for both railways and talks are in place for future events like this to run in the future.