He is an antagonistic character who had diesel revolution in his mind from the moment he was employed manager of a small section of British Railways, which Oliver's old branchline was part of. Due to his independant and aggresive attitude, this manager was fired from his post in the mid 1960's. At this point he was in desperate need of money and would take any risks to make sure he reached this goal. During his reign as a BR Departmental manager he issued Oliver, Isabel and William to be scrapped.
- Thomas and Oliver (mentioned)