• Builder: Winterthur
  • Number: 4
  • Configuration: 0-4-2
  • Arrived on Sodor: 1900

Culdee is a mountain engine named after Culdee Fell, the mountain his railway climbs.

Bio Edit

Culdee was built at the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works in Winterthur, Switzerland, in 1896, and was the first to be used in the test runs on the Culdee Fell Railway. He was also the last mountain engine on Sodor to travel to Switzerland for an overhaul, in the 1960s.

Culdee is a mountain railway train, equipped with a face at each end. He is very sensible and has great respect for the dangers of Culdee Fell, the mountain he climbs. His coach Catherine helps him travel safely up and down the mountains.


Culdee is careful, cautious and friendly, filled with advice to give to the other engines. Culdee was the friendly, cheerful and charasmatic engine within the stories, always showing initiative and being careful whilst doing his duties.


Culdee is based on Snowdon of the Snowdon Mountain Railway.


  • Culdee has buffers in some magazine stories and on his Take-Along model.