Gordon is the No. 4 blue engine who pulls the express. As the senior member of the engine family, he is the fastest and most powerful of The Fat Controller's team - and he knows it. He's goodhearted, always willing to forgive, and uses his superior strength to help smaller engines out of trouble.
When the Queen visited the Island of Sodor,The Fat Controller asked Gordon to take her around. Gordon is based on a Gresley Liner A3 4-6-2 engine.