"Long, long ago, there was an old engine called Proteus. His lamp was so bright it is said you could see it for miles around! Legends say it was a magic lamp. Proteus is said to have promised that if any engine found his lamp, their wishes would come true!"
— The Legend of Proteus
Designer: Henry Hughes
Builder: Falcon Works
Gauge: 2ft 3in
Proteus is a legendary narrow gauge tank engine, who is famed for having a "magic lamp".
Proteus is said to be painted bright yellow with red lining. He is said to have gold and silver nameplates on the sides of his saddletank and gold siderods.