Stories From Sodor Wikia
Main Page
Behind the Scenes

For other uses, see Fred (disambiguation).

Fred Pelhay, named after the company who owns him, is a Private Owner truck who is used for transporting coal on the Little Western.


The Railway Series

When Oliver was pushed into the turntable well by the Troublesome Trucks and later returned from Crovan's Gate Works, Fred Pelhay was one of the trucks who teased him. They stopped their teasing towards Oliver, when he pulled S.C. Ruffey, their leader, apart.

Stories From Sodor

Season 1

Fred Pelhay was among the trucks that caused problems for Rosie one winter. This, combined with Jacob and Sierra not waiting for a break van to be added to their train, resulted in Rosie and Oliver having an accident in Henry's Forest[1].

Season 10

Fred Pelhay was a part of Brady's train one Christmas season. Brady was late bringing his train to Brendam Docks, due to an accident Marie had[2].

Season 12

Fred Pelhay was later one of the trucks that caused trouble for Rebecca until being kept in line by Hector[3].


Fred Pelhay is based on an 8-plank open wagon with fixed ends. These wagons are often used by private owner companies to transport minerals such as coal and stone. Some of these wagons are preserved by heritage railways, such as the Bluebell Railway. [4]

Rickety is also based on these wagons.


Fred Pelhay is painted bright orange with his name (Fred Pelhay) painted on his sides in white. There are some other words painted under his name, however, it is unknown what they read

On his Wooden Railway toy, the words "FRED PELHAY COAL CO." are painted on his sides in white.