Robert Smythe
Vital statistics
Position Thomas' former driver
Age 83 (as of 2011)
Arrived on Sodor Unknown
Status Currently stationmaster at Elsbridge
Physical attributes
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight Unknown

Robert Smythe is Thomas' former driver and the current stationmaster at Elsbridge.


In 1983, Thomas' driver retired from his job due to his age and will be turning fifty-five in a couple of months. He later saw Thomas at the station down the line and joined the conversation with new fireman Jeremy Watson, Harry and Thomas after a stone that was thrown by some boys outside Dryaw station was wedged out by Thomas' new fireman.