The Patrol

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Air Date

June 20, 2012

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The Patrol is the first episode of the first season.


Rusty is a diesel who works at the narrow gauge railway on the Island of Sodor, one day he was chosen to do a very important job with Thomas, a group of workers were waiting at the wharf, Rusty will takethem to the hills for an investigation, Thomas was curious about Rusty's job. but the guard blew the whistle and Rusty left the wharf, that evening they return unhapply to home, they didn't find the lost man. then Thomas arrived at The Depot, he wanted to cheer his friend, but Rusty was not happy. The Next Day, Rusty arrived at the wharf with his passeger car. Thomas was there, he will help Rusty in the investigation, but Rusty was worried about the man, he was missing. then Rusty arrived at the forest, then in the hut was the missing man, Rusty honked his horn with proud, he workers cheered and Rusty take the man to the Wharf, The Controller thanked Rusty's crew, the workers and Rusty, Thomas was pleased with his really useful friend, and Rusty was feeling very happy to be an really useful small engine.


  • Thomas
  • Rusty
  • Sir Topham Hatt (does not speak)
  • Henry (cameo)


  • This is the first episode of the series.
  • Rusty is the first narrow gauge engine to be introduced.