William is tank engine who worked on the Great Western Railway. He is a fan character created by WildnorWester.

Number 6170
Built circa 1933 (age 84)
Arrived on Sodor N/A
Color Green
Configuration 2-6-2
Current Voice Actor 22Tesla


William built around 1933 in Swindon. He worked on the same branch line as Oliver and his brothers Clarence and Paul. In 1955, he was at Paddington Station where he met Duck. When steam declined, William was selected to be preserved in 1967. He and Oliver were the last two steam engines on their branch line. William is still in preservation today.

Trainz ModelEdit

WildnorWester created the model of William for his "Sodor: The Early Years" series.


William is a GWR 6100 Class, better known as a 61xx. A total of 70 were built between 1931 and 1935. In Great Western End, his class was mistakenly referred to as a 67xx.


William appears to be optimistic and a gentle giant.

NWR Origins AppearancesEdit

Voice ActorsEdit

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