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Duck's New Friend, retitled Duck's New Coach in other releases, is the fourth episode of the twelfth season.


When a storm destroys the classroom at Harwick School, all the children have to be brought by train to Knapford for their lessons. Duck is keen to do the job, but he needs a coach. After searching all over Sodor, he finds Dexter, a rusty old restaurant coach in an old overgrown siding.




  • This episode is an adaptation of the twenty-second season episode, School of Duck.
  • This episode marks Dexter's first appearance.
  • This episode is the first to be directly adapted from a television series episode and to feature characters introduced in Stories From Sodor, as Madison, Autumn, and Jessica all appear.

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