'Thomas and the Conductor - US/'Thomas and the Guard - UK is the eleventh episode ever made in Season 1.
Thomas enjoys his new life on his branch line. One day however, Henry arrives late at the junction with Thomas' passengers and Thomas leaves in such a hurry that he forgets his guard. Thomas doesn't realise until he reaches a signal and is forced to wait for the guard to catch up on foot. Once he arrives, he has a drink and a rest. The signal drops and Thomas reaches Ffarquhar in record time.
- In the opening shot, studio equipment is visible in the top-left corner.