James the Red Engine
Gender: Male
Color: Red
Occupation: Mixed-Traffic Engine
First Appearance: Thomas the Tank Engine
Portrayer: Johnny Depp

James is a proud, red mixed-traffic tender engine originating from the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.


With his shiny red coat, James likes to think of himself as a Really Splendid Engine. He sometimes has grand ideas about the sort of work he should do, which can lead to trouble.