Alfie the Excavator
Number 12
Class Excavator
Livery Excavator
Line Tidmouth-Barrow-in-Furness mainline
Built 1995 (he was experimental)
Builder Excavator
Designers Sir Topham Hatt I and William Stainer
Date to Birth September 20, 1995
First Appearance Jack Jumps In
Voice Actors Nathan Clarke (UK/US)

Alfie is a small green excavator with a white number 12 on his cab and has a motto saying "More help means more dirt; more dirt means more fun!" Oliver (Pack)


Alfie is a friendly machine who gets on well with his work and never minds getting dirty or mucky during jobs.

Friends: Ned (Pack)

Foes: Dennis, D150, D199


Major Appearances

Series 6

  • Jack Jumps In
  • A Friend In Need

The Pack

  • A Visit from Thomas
  • Jack Owns Up
  • On Site with Thomas
  • Percy's Scary Tale,
  • A Happy Day For Percy
  • A Tale for Thomas
  • Alfie Has Kittens
  • Mud Glorious Mud

Series 12 

  • Percy and the Bandstand (does not speak)


  • The Great Discovery
  • Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure


The Pack

  • Kelly's Windy Day
  • Thomas and the Moles


  • ERTL (discontinued)
  • My Thomas Story Library (discontinued)
  • Wooden Railway
  • Take Along/Take 'n Play
  • Trackmaster (discontinued)

Voice Actors

  • Nathan Clarke (UK/US)


Counterparts (Thomas Version)

Counterparts (Jack and the Pack Version)

  • Percy (Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends)
  • Sunshine (TUGS)
  • Claude (Salty's Lighthouse)
  • Hank (Theodore Tugboat)
  • Brewster (Chuggington)
  • GC Mr. Conductor (Shining Time Station)
  • Yoshi (Super Mario Bros.)
  • Miles Tails Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Tuff (Kirby)
  • Bart Simpson or Milhouse Van Houten (The Simpsons)
  • Chris Griffin or Neil Goldman (Family Guy)
  • Cleveland Brown, Jr. (The Cleveland Show)
  • Joseph Gribble (King of the Hill)
  • Q*Bert (Wreck-It Ralph)
  • Buster Baxter (Arthur)
  • Isaac (Drawn to Life)
  • Skeeto (Skipper & Skeeto)
  • Jerry (3 Friends & Jerry)