Emily, the Really Useful Engine is a magazine story.
Thomas and James have to make a character list for a show called Thomas the Tank Engine Tales. However, James doesn't include Emily, and thinks that she should retire. In the end, James gets stuck on Gordon's Hill behind Percy's goods train, and Emily has to help them both. James then feels embarrassed, and apologizes to Emily for his rudeness.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Troublesome Trucks
- Lightning McQueen
This story is based on the episode, Emily the Really Useful Engine.