Sir Topham Hatt is the current controller of the NWR as of 1935.
In 1880, Sir Topham Hatt was born, and migrated to Sodor in 1901. In 1914, he became the Controller/Director of the NWR. He bought Henry in 1922, followed by 98462, 87546, Gordon, Eagle, James, and Percy.
As of 1936, he is running the railway smoothly without troubles.
- In 1923/24, NWR was threatened to close down, but TFC made sure this was not the case.