TheReverendW Awdry

Wilbert with a photo of Thomas

Wilbert Awdry (born June 15th 1911) is the very person who is the creator of The Railway Series. he was the author of the first twenty-six books. These were used as the basis for Britt Allcroft's television series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. Although he liked Season 1 and Season 2, he did not like some of the adaptions from Season 3 and Season 4, especially Henry's Forest (due to he did not like the trees being cut down) and Rusty to the Rescue, that is most likely seeing to him as the taking over his story The Bluebells of England. Wilbert Awdry, Better known as the "Reverend W. Awdry", he was a clergyman, keen railway enthusiast, and children's author.

He sadly died on March 21st 1997 at the age of 85.



Family and Friends

He is likely to be friends with Britt Allcroft, David Mitton and Michael Angelis