Mike worked on an unnamed line in England until 1967, at which time their line closed down and he, Rex and Bert, were sent to Sodor to work the Arlesdale Railway. Mike is a strong engine who is rather irritable, temperamental, and arrogant. He prefers pulling goods trains to passengers.
His Ravenglass and Eskdale counterpart is River Mite.
- EpicLafiteau was originally cast for Mike, but later gave the role to EnterprisingEngine93.