|"Down the Mine"|
|Previous episode||"Off the Rails"/|
|Air date||November 9th 2007|
|Next episode||"Mrs. Kyndley's Christmas"|
Down the Mine is the twenty-seventh episode of the first season.
Thomas teases Gordon about his dip in a ditch and leaves to shunt in the lead mines, where he plans to pass a "Danger" sign, but when he does falls into a mineshaft. Gordon comes to the rescue, and the two form an Alliance.