S.C. Ruffey
2006 Scruffey


  • 1996
  • 2006 (Limited Reissue)
  • 2017 (In the Demolition Team 2-pack)


  • 2001
  • 2006
  • 2011
  • Active

Item Number:

  • LC99074 (1996)
  • LC99029 (2006)
S.C. Ruffey is a troublesome ballast car.


  • 1996 (thin wheels)
  • 1997 (thick wheels)
  • 2006 (new design with removable ballast and "rusty" orange wheels)
  • 2017 (black wheels, hollow plastic body, pop-up feature, only in Demolition Team)
  • 2018 (new face, spark decorations, only in Dynamite Ryan)



  • The 1996 version had static plastic ballast, whilst the 2006 variant had a magnetized, removable load of ballast in the form of a triangular prism.
  • The 1996 and 2017 models feature black wheels, while the 2006 model used orange wheels to represent rust.
  • There is a prototype S.C. Ruffey in the 1996 Yearbook with flat magnets and a much smaller face.
  • S.C. Ruffey's 2006 model has a slightly longer Chassis than other similar trucks.
  • S.C. Ruffey's 2017 model has the ability to eject cargo with the push of a button. As a result, it is made entirely of plastic.
  • The first prototype of the Troublesome Trucks and Sweets depicted S.C. Ruffey as the Sodor Sweet Shoppe Troublesome Truck.
  • S.C. Ruffey's 2018 Thomas Wood model is the only item in the Thomas Wood range with a painted chassis and as such has no exposed wood.
  • Despite being discontinued in 2001, S.C. Ruffey continued to be sold separately in the UK for many years.


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