These are BiggestThomasFan's ideas for Thomas & Friends characters.
Brenda the Diesel
Brenda is a dark blue Class 14 diesel engine (with yellow lining). She appears in the episode, Rosie and the New Diesel, where she was brought in on trail. She was very rude to Rosie, making the tank engine feel very upset. But then Thomas told Rosie about how to stand up to bullies. The next time Rosie met Brenda, she stood up to the diesel. Sir Topham Hatt soon found out about Brenda's behavior and sent her away in disgrace.
She later appeared again in "The Return of Brenda" where she came back to Sodor to fill in for Duck. Rosie, Oliver, Donald and Douglas make it clear to her that they won't stand for any nonsense, which Brenda replies saying that she understand. But the next day, some trucks give her some trouble and she pushes them off the rails. When Sir Topham Hatt hears the news, he starts to make arrangements for Brenda to return to the other railway. The next day, Rosie and the slip coaches have some trouble on a hill after Bear had an oil leak. After a short talk with Douglas, Brenda goes to rescue Rosie. Rosie and the slip coaches then thanked Brenda and Brenda apologizes to Rosie for bullying her. Then Rosie asked Sir Topham Hatt is Brenda can return to Sodor one day, and Sir Topham Hatt agrees. Now everyone hopes Brenda returns to Sodor again one day.
She also appeared in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she revealed to some of the other engines that she's never attended to a birthday party before. And when Sir Topham Hatt, Lady Hatt, Stephen Hatt, Bridget Hatt and Dowager Hatt needed a ride to Dowager Hatt's party at Knapford Harbor, Brenda, along with Gina the Yellow Coach, helped them get there.
Brenda's number is 64, as a reference to the year her basis was built, 1964. She has black and yellow stripes on her back end, and a yellow buffer beam. She is voiced by Olivia Colman in both dubs.
Brenda's horn is Stafford's at a lower pitch.
Tara the Logging Loco
Tara is a red logging loco (with blue lining). She first appears in the episode, Bash, Dash and the New Logging Loco where Bash accidentally bumps some trucks into her and Dash chuckles a bit at the incident. This made her cross and she refused to work and speak to them. The next day, she and twins complain about each other to Ferdinand, making him so stressed out that he races forwards and tumbles down and hill. Tara and the twins put the argument aside and hurry to get help. After the accident was cleared away and Ferdinand was taken to the steamworks, Tara and the twins apologize to each other and become friends.
She also appeared in "Tara and the Nutcracker" where she told Ferdinand that her favorite Christmas Decorations were nutcrackers. And that Ferdinand an idea; having a model of a nutcracker built on Misty Island, and Mr. Gilbert Jones agreed. So on Christmas Eve, Tara was sent to work on Sodor while they built the model of the nutcracker, with the help of Rosie, Rocky and Kelly. That evening, Tara returned and saw the nutcracker model, and it made her happy. So happy, that she said that this had been her best Christmas ever.
She made another appearance in "Derek, Alaric and the Tree Search" where Derek and Alaric went to Misty Island to find a tree for the Culdee Fell engines. Tara, along with Bash, Dash and Ferdinand, helped Derek and Alaric find a tree.
She also played a role in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she brought guests from Misty Island for Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor.
Tara is based on a Heisler locomotive. Her number is 94. She is voiced by Teresa Gallagher in the UK dub and Jules de Jongh in the US dub.
Tara is named after Tara Strong, the actress who voiced Bubbles on The Powerpuff Girls and Twilight Sparkle on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
Tara's whistle is Fergus' at a higher pitch.
Wendy the Light Blue Tender Engine
Wendy is a light blue B12 tender engine (with red lining). She first appears in the episode, "Fear of Trucks" where she arrived to help out with commuter trains on the North-Western Railway. But then she was asked to take a goods train for Hiro one day. She was afraid of taking trucks because she was worried they cause trouble for her. She even did other engines' work to keep herself busy. But Neville soon found her, and told her that trucks won't give her trouble as long as she's kind to them. So Wendy puffed back to Vicarstown to take the goods train. After that, she was no longer afraid of trucks, and actually likes taking them now.
She made her second appearance in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she helped take guests to Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor.
She also starred in "Wendy and the Express" where she was asked to pull the Wild Nor Wester for the morning. Wendy had no trouble with it at first, but later on, her coupling broke and it needed to be repaired. Sir Topham Hatt gave Wendy a second chance to pull the Wild Nor Wester that afternoon. That time, she had no trouble at all. She even helped Spencer when he got stuck on Gordon's Hill on her return journey. Spencer thanked Wendy later and admitted that she's really good at pulling the Wild Nor Wester and helping another engine out at the same time.
Wendy is based on the LNER Class B12 locomotive. Her number is 1911, which is a reference to the year those kinds of engines were first built. She is voiced by Olivia Colman in both dubs.
Wendy is named after Wendy Darling from Peter Pan.
Wendy's whistle is Belle's at a lower pitch.
Vickie the White Diesel
Vickie is a white Class 37 diesel (with black lining) who appears in the special, "Lights, Camera, Red Engine!". She and her driver, Driver Jill planned to steal all the studio equipment that was brought to Sodor to film a mini series, which starred James. Vickie and Jill tricked James into going a siding to get sometime so they could trap him in it. Later that night, when no one was around, Driver Jill coupled Vickie up to the trucks with the studio equipment and took off, only to be chased by James. He chased them all the way to the mainland where Vickie ran out of diesel fuel. In the end, Vickie was taken to be locked up in a shed for quite sometime while Driver Jill was arrested.
She appears again in the episode, "The Trouble with Vickie" as a spare engine while Bear was being repaired. She caused trouble for James by telling him to do bad things. James had enough of Vickie and teamed up with Diesel to help him with his trouble with Vickie. Diesel told Vickie that she could never go as fast as some steam engines, which made Vickie determined to go as fast as she could. She didn't even wait to have a brake van coupled to her train, and also bumped the trucks. The trucks got cross at her, and pushed her down Gordon's Hill, and made her derail. After that, Sir Topham Hatt decided to send Vickie back to the mainland. A few weeks later, James heard that Vickie was turned into a generator for a factory on the mainland.
Vickie is based on the Class 37 diesel engine. Her number is D1960, as a reference to when Class 37 diesels were built. She is voiced by Maggie Ollerenshaw in both dubs.
Vickie's horn is Paxton's at a lower pitch.
Digby the Green Diesel
Digby is a green diesel (with orange lining) who first appears in the the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R.. When Gordon ran away from Sodor and went up to Barrow, he met Digby, who offered Gordon a chance to work on his line with him and Logan for a while. Gordon accepted the offer. After Gordon told him and Logan why he ran away, Digby and Logan tell Gordon that he should learn about kindness while he's working with them, and that's what Gordon did. Soon, Gordon was found, and returned to Sodor. But then, a week later, he returned to the mainland for a reunion with other L.N.E.R. engines. After the reunion, he met up with Digby, who was hoping for a chance to see Gordon again, Logan and the female narrow gauge engines one last time before returning to Sodor. Digby still works on his line on the mainland with Logan, and sometimes with Flying Scotsman, Green Arrow and Mallard.
Digby is based on the MaK / Vossloh G1206 diesel engine. His number is 1206, as a reference to the number in the name of his basis. He is voiced by Steven Kynman in both dubs.
Digby uses the same horn sound as Salty's Season 7 horn.
Bart the Red Tank Engine
Bart is a red tank engine (with blue lining) who first appears in the episode, Doing it Wrong. He was brought to the Cement Works to help Fergus the Railway Traction Engine. On his first day, he made a few mistakes, which made Fergus cross. So Fergus decided to show Bart the wrong way of doing things. But his plan backfired when some trucks crashed into Bart, who was taking on water at a water tower. Fergus learned that just because Bart made some mistakes doesn't mean he can show him the wrong way of doing things. And while Bart was at the steamworks, Fergus had to work with Diesel 10.
Bart is based on LSWR 2-4-0T 0298 Class Beattie tank engine. He is voiced by Nigel Pilkington in the UK dub and Christopher Ragland in the US dub.
Bart uses the same whistle sound as Billy's whistle.
Pierce, Lee and Napoleon the Tram Engines
Although based on Toby's Brothers from the Railway Series, Pierce, Lee and Napoleon are brown tram engines who first appear in the special, Tram Engine Mystery. They all went to Sodor for a visit, but they were cross when they met up with each other at Knapford. The three tram engines all tell Toby about accidents that they were either involved in or delayed by. And Pierce was told Lee made him late, Lee was told that Napoleon pushed him into the sea and Napoleon was told that Pierce left some trucks blocking the line, which caused him to crash into them. Luckily, Toby was able to find out who really caused his brothers' accidents; Wolfgang the Class 11 Diesel. When their visit was over, Pierce, Lee and Napoleon were given a new job; running a tramway on the mainland.
Like Toby, Pierce, Lee and Napoleon are based on the GER C53 0-6-0T Wisbech steam tram (classed as J70 by the LNER).
Pierce is voiced by Pierce Brosnan, whom he's named after, in both dubs. While Lee is voiced by Nigel Pilkington in both dubs, and Napoleon is voiced by Tom Stourton in both dubs.
Lee is named after episode writer, Lee Pressman. And Napoleon is named after Napoleon the Dog from the 1970 Disney movie, The Aristocats.
Troy the Great Western Engine
Troy is a green great western engine who first appears in the episode, Troy and the Coaches. He was brought to Sodor to help out on the Little Western when Duck wasn't feeling well. He first pulled Duck's slip coaches, Gary, Julie and Russell, but he kept making some mistakes when pulling them (like slowing down in the station and coming to a quick stop). After Sir Topham Hatt spoke to him, Troy decided to ask Oliver for help, and Oliver was happy to help him. So Troy pulled the slip coaches again, but this time with Oliver. And he also got to pull Oliver's autocoaches, Isabel and Dulcie, and this time, he did a better job pulling coaches. Sir Topham Hatt was happy with Troy, and gave him his own pair of coaches named Alice and Mirabel. He now works on the Little Western line.
Troy is based on the GWR 5600 Class engine. His number is 6606 (an engine of the same basis has the same number). He is voiced by Tom Stourton in both dubs.
Troy is named after Troy McClure from The Simpsons.
Troy uses Trevor's original whistle sound, which is a higher pitched version of Duck's.
Richard the Red Tender Engine
Richard is a red tender engine who first appears in the special, A Blast from the Past. He first arrived on Sodor a long time ago. He would would mostly listen to Edgar and Lyle (98462 and 87546). Together, they teased the smaller engines on the railway, and would always tried to prove that they were the best. Sir Topham Hatt sent Richard away after hearing about his teasing to the other engines, as well as Edgar and Lyle after they tried to play a trick and it backfired.
Several years later, Richard came back to Sodor, along with Edgar, Lyle, Ross the Red Tender Engine, Terry the Little Blue Engine and Andrew the Dark Green Tank Engine. He was first assigned to pull a slow goods train along the main line. Later on, he met up with Edgar and Lyle for the first time in years. The two blue engines had a plan to become part of the North Western Railway again and asked Richard to help them. Richard agreed, even though he'd been thinking on how to improve his behavior. Their plan was to replace Edward, Henry and Gordon. They first offered to do some of their work, hoping to do better than the three engines. But after Sir Topham Hatt said that he would never get rid of his engines, Edgar had an idea of a plan B. They would try to scrap Edward, Henry and Gordon, but Richard didn't want any part of it. Instead, he helped the three engines by telling Henry of Edgar and Lyle's plan. With some help from Arry, Bert and Diesel 10, Edgar and Lyle come off the rails. Sir Topham Hatt soon arrived and is very cross with Edgar and Lyle. The two blue engines were both put into playgrounds, while Richard joined a circus that had been looking for an engine of their own. He felt that at last he found a place where he was happy.
Richard is based on the LNER Raven A2 Pacific engine. He is voiced by Rufus Jones in both dubs.
Richard was originally based on a red engine that cameoed in the RWS story, Edward's Day Out. But after it was revealed that that engine was James, BiggestThomasFan decided to consider Richard a fan-made character altogether.
Pete is Navy Blue Tender Engine, and Vinnie's brother. He first appears in the episode, Don't Judge an Engine by His Looks, where he was helping out on Sodor for a week. Even though the other engines got along with Pete very well, Philip tried to avoid him. Remembering how much of a bully Vinnie was, Philip thought Pete was going to bully him as well. But then Philip got stuck in a snowdrift, and Pete was the only engine available to help him. After that, Philip saw that Pete wasn't a bully at all, and they became good friends. Pete continued to work well on Sodor until he had to go back to the mainland.
Pete is based on the Canadian National Railway's U-4-a 6400 class. His number is 6406. He is voiced by Kerry Shale in both dubs.
Pete is named after Pete the Freight Engine from The Little Engine That Could.
Otis the Black Streamlined Tender Engine
Otis is a Black Streamlined Tender Engine. He first appears in the episode, Vinnie. He worked on a railway in America with Vinnie and Pete. When diesels and road vehicles started to takeover most of their work, Otis was preserved to another place.
Otis is based on the Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4. His number is 610. He is voiced by William Hope in both dubs.
Chief the Black American Tender Engine
Chief is a Black American Tender Engine. He fist appears in the episode, Vinnie. He worked on a railway in American with Vinnie and Pete. When diesels and road vehicles started to takeover most of their work, Chief was preserved to another place.
Chief is based on the Union Pacific ALCO FEF-3 type 4-8-4. His number is 840. He is voiced by Glenn Wrage is both dubs.
Wolfgang the Brown Diesel
Wolfgang is a brown Class 11 diesel (with blue lining) who first appears in the special, Tram Engine Mystery. He once had caused accidents for Toby's brothers, Pierce, Lee and Napoleon and put the blame on each other. This had caused Pierce, Lee and Napoleon to be cross with each other for years. Wolfgang was then sent to Sodor to help out after Salty, Paxton and Sidney took on some diesel fuel that was contaminated. While there, he tricked Flora into delivering some cheese from the dairy to Knapford Harbor. Flora was blamed for it and punished. However, Toby was able get Wolfgang to confess he tricked Flora and caused his brothers' accidents years ago. Toby went to tell Sir Topham Hatt, but Wolfgang chased after him. And Pierce, Lee and Napoleon chased after Wolfgang. Then Toby was switched into a siding, and Wolfgang block his way out. However, Edward had noticed what was going on, and went to tell Sir Topham Hatt. Sir Topham Hatt was very cross with Wolfgang, and sent him packing.
Wolfgang is based on the British Rail Class 11 diesel. He is voiced by Kerry Shale in both dubs.
Wolfgang is named after Wolfgang from Hey Arnold!.
Wolfgang's horn sound is Den's at a lower pitch.
Pongo and Perdita the Electric Engine Twins
Pongo and Perdita are white (with black lining) electric engine twins who first appear in the episode, Etienne and the New Engines. They were brought to Sodor to work with Etienne and Stavros on the Peel Godred Branch Line. Etienne was disappointed at first when most passengers were noticing Pongo and Perdita and not taking much notice of him. So he decided to remind them of his race at the great railway show, but the passengers replied saying that they know about it. Then Etienne broke down and Pongo rescued him. After that, Etienne apologized to Pongo and Perdita and learned that he can't be the center of attention all the time.
Pongo and Perdita are based on the British Rail Class 87 electric engines. Pongo is voiced by Joe Mills in both dubs while Perdita is voiced by Nicola Stapleton.
Pongo and Perdita are named after Pongo and Perdita the Dalmatians from 101 Dalmatians.
Gene the Mountain Diesel
Gene is a dark green mountain diesel (with black lining) and the ninth engine on the Culdee Fell Railway who first appears in the episode, "Mountain Diesel". When he first arrived on the Culdee Fell Railway, he wanted to race fast backwards down the mountain, thinking it would be fun. Ernest and Patrick try to tell him that it would be dangerous, but Gene secretly still wished to race fast backwards down the mountain. Then his brakes failed while going down the mountain, and he and his coach came off the tracks. After he returned from the steamworks, Gene was more careful whenever he want down the mountain.
Gene is based on the Snowdon Mountain Railway's ninth engine, Ninian. He is voiced by Nathan Clarke in both dubs.
Gene is named after the actor, Gene Wilder.
Gene's horn is Dennis' at a higher pitch.
Helga the Mountain Diesel
Helga is a pink mountain diesel (with yellow lining) and the tenth engine on the Culdee Fell Railway who first appears in the episode, "Goods Over Passengers". When she first arrived on the Culdee Fell Railway, she didn't like taking passengers and she didn't get along with the coach that had been assigned to her, Dexter. So she worked with Olivia the Mountain Truck for a while. Then one day, Helga and Dexter had to cover for Patrick, who wasn't feeling well. After a smooth journey up the mountain, Helga started to like carrying passengers.
Helga is based on the Snowdon Mountain Railway's tenth engine, Yeti. She is voiced by Nicola Stapleton in both dubs.
Helga is named after Helga Pataki from Hey Arnold.
Helga would also be the first female mountain engine in the series.
Georgia the Red Narrow Gauge Engine
George is a red narrow gauge engine (with yellow lining) who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. She first appears with the other female narrow gauge engines when Gordon finished his first run on Digby and Logan's line. She makes a few more appearances throughout the special
Georgia is based on the Walvis Bay 2-4-2T. She is voiced by Olivia Colman in both dubs.
Georgia is named after Georgia from the 1991 special, The Little Engine That Could.
Georgia's whistle is Caitlin's at a higher pitch.
Becky the Yellow Narrow Gauge Engine
Becky is a yellow narrow gauge engine (with red lining) who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. She first appears with the other female narrow gauge engines when Gordon finished his first run on Digby and Logan's line. The next day, she broke down and had to be rescued by Donna. Gordon is about to laugh at Becky when he realized what he was doing was wrong. So he instead told Becky that breaking down happens to every engine, and that she'll be really useful once she's repaired.
Becky is based on the Kerr Stuart 0-4-2ST Melior. She is voiced by Tracy-Ann Oberman in both dubs.
Becky's whistle is Connor's at a higher pitch.
Donna the Blue Narrow Gauge Engine
Donna is a blue narrow gauge engine (with green lining) who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. She first appears with the other female narrow gauge engines when Gordon finished his first run on Digby and Logan's line. She later rescued Becky after she broke down.
Donna is based on a 'War Office' Hunslet 4-6-0 engine (the same kind as Andreas from WildNorWester's Sodor: the Modern Years). She is voiced by Teresa Gallagher in both dubs.
Donna's whistle is Porter's at a deeper pitch.
Mary the Green Narrow Gauge Engine
Mary is a green narrow gauge engine (with blue lining) who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. She first appears with the other female narrow gauge engines when Gordon finished his first run on Digby and Logan's line. She makes a few more appearances throughout the special.
Mary is based on a Quarry Hunslet saddletank engine. She is voiced by Miranda Raison in both dubs.
Mary is named after Mary Poppins from the 1964 Disney film of the same name.
Mary's whistle is Luke's at a higher pitch.
Angela the Violet Narrow Gauge Diesel
Angela is a violet narrow gauge diesel (with orange lining) who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. She first appears with the other female narrow gauge engines when Gordon finished his first run on Digby and Logan's line. She makes a few more appearances throughout the special.
Angela is based on the Castell Conwy/Conway Castle diesel. She is voiced by Rebecca O'Mara in both dubs.
Angela uses Mavis' Season 3 horn sound.
Marie the Orange Narrow Gauge Engine
Marie is an orange narrow gauge engine (with red lining). She is the number 6 engine on the Georgia Railway on the mainland. She first appears at the end of the episode, "Bossy Buffers".
Marie is based on the Corris Railway's No. 7 locomotive. She is voiced by Tina Desai in both dubs.
Oscar and Elliot the Narrow Gauge Diesels
Oscar and Elliot are narrow gauge diesel twins. Oscar is dark green (with red lining) while Elliot is brown (with white lining). They first appeared in the episode, "A Second Chance", where Sir Albert Thompson had decided to bring them back to the Georgia Railway (having been on the railway once before and being sent away in disgrace). Brenda told the two diesels a story of something she did in the past to help the diesel twins get their act together. Oscar and Elliot listened to her story carefully, and tried to be nice to the other engines. In the end, Sir Albert decided to keep the diesels as part of his railway since they've shown their good side.
Oscar and Elliot are both based on the Talyllyn Railway's Bryn Eglwys. Oscar is voiced by Nigel Pilkington is both dubs while Elliot is voiced by Tom Stourton.
Roy and Curtis the Narrow Gauge Diesels
Roy and Curtis are narrow gauge diesel twins. Roy is white with black lining while Curtis' livery is the other way around. They appear in Part Two of the special, The Talyllyn Railway. They came to help the other engines while Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel, Peter Sam, Rusty, Duncan, Proteus and Fred were away at the Talyllyn Railway. They calmed that they would be taking over the railway soon and that diesels were best, which made the other engines cross. The two diesels were pulling a train of slate trucks to the wharf when Curtis broke down. Roy tried to keep the train moving, but he ended up running out of fuel. They were rescued by Freddie and Russell (who was also helping out on the Skarloey Railway). Mr. Percival then sent them away for being rude to his engines.
Roy and Curtis are both based on the Talyllyn Railway's Trecwn. Roy is voiced by Rob Rackstraw in both dubs while Curtis is voiced by Keith Wickham.
Francis and Mort the Narrow Gauge Diesels
Francis and Mort are narrow gauge diesel twins. Francis is dark grey with biege lining while Mort's livery is the other way around. They first appeared in Part Two of the special, The Talyllyn Railway Visit. They came to help the other engines while Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel, Peter Sam, Rusty, Duncan, Proteus and Fred were away at the Talyllyn Railway. While Roy and Curtis were rude and calmed that they would be taking over the railway soon, Francis and Mort tried to be friendly. Later on, they were pulling a passenger train when Francis started to overheat. Mort tried to keep the train moving, but they eventually came to a stop. Prince (who was also helping out on the Skarloey Railway) helped them get their passengers home. Afterwards, Mr. Percival decided to give Francis and Mort another chance. Francis and Mort soon prove themselves to be really useful and friendly diesels. They are now owned by the Boulder Quarry, and work well shunting and pulling trucks filled with rocks.
Francis and Mort are both based on the Talyllyn Railway's St. Cadfan. Francis is voiced by Colin McFarlane in both dubs while Mort is voiced by Jim Howick.
Duchess the Green Harbor Crane
Duchess is green harbor crane who works at Knapford Harbor. She first appears in the episode, The New Crane where Molly was asked to work with her. But Molly was too shy to work with Duchess and hides. However, once the two of them meet, they become good friends.
Later on, Duchess, along with Donald and Douglas, heard Ferdinand's story about how Bash and Dash first arrived on Misty Island in "Really Useful Logging Loco".
She also appears in "George and the Cranes" where she and Rocky got criticized by George the Steamroller. But he soon apologized to them after he fell into the sea and got rescued by Rocky.
In the Christmas episode, "Toby's Christmas Party Plan", Toby wanted to help Duchess get into the Christmas spirit. With the help of Edward, Henry and James, they asked their drivers to make a model of a Christmas cake. Duchess was overjoyed when she saw the model and was happy that her friends gave her a Christmas party.
In "Derek and the Suspension Bridge", Duchess tried to cheer Derek up when the diesel was upset about being afraid of the Sodor Suspension Bridge by telling him that everyone is afraid of something, but it didn't work as Derek was still upset and wished that he wasn't a scaredy engine.
In "Thomas and the Bad Word", Thomas called Duchess and Molly "fatheads" while delivering stone trucks to the harbor because he thought it was a kind word. This hurt Duchess and Molly, but Thomas later apologized to them, as well as to Gordon, who he also called a fathead earlier.
Duchess is based on a portal crane. She is voiced by Olivia Colman in both dubs.
Duchess is named after Duchess the Cat from the 1970 Disney movie, The Aristocats.
Gina the Yellow Coach
Gina is a yellow branch line coach. She first appears in the episode, "The Troublesome Coach" where she was rude at first. She bumped Thomas off the rails. She also delayed Percy's train, and even blamed Percy on it. But the next day, Gordon taught her a lesson by bringing her on his express run and racing as fast as he can go. After that, Gina apologized Thomas and Percy for causing trouble to them, and promised to be a good coach from now on.
She also appeared in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she and Brenda helped get Sir Topham Hatt and his family to Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor.
Gina is based on a LBSCR Stroudley four-wheel coach (the same kind of coach as Annie and Clarabel). She is voiced by Maggie Ollerenshaw in both dubs.
Bobby the Red Caboose
Bobby is a red American caboose. He first appears in the episode, "Bobby the Red Caboose" where he was bought by Sir Topham Hatt to work with Hank. Bobby enjoyed working with Hank. But when he notices the children cheering for Hank, and not for him, he felt upset and wished he was an engine. Then one day, Hank had to take an extra long goods train. When they came to Gordon's Hill, a coupling broke and Bobby and the last 12 trucks rolled back down. He manages to stop the trucks from hitting Donald and Douglas. The twins helped Hank help the hill with his train. They also thanked Bobby for preventing an accident. Bobby felt happy again and all the children cheered for him when they heard what he did.
Bobby is based on the Grand Trunk Western Railroad caboose. He is voiced by Kerry Shale in both dubs.
Bobby is named after Bobby Hill from King of the Hill.
Sabita and Tanzil the Indian Coaches
Sabita and Tanzil are Ashima's blue coaches. They first appear in the episode, "Ashima Helps Out", where they came with Ashima, when she became part of the North Western Railway (along with Rajiv and his coaches, Bhup and Danav). They got to be part of the parade when Great Waterton was celebrating its anniversary. Now they work with Ashima when she takes passengers from Bluff's Cove to Ulfstead.
Sabita and Tanzil are based on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway's coaches. Sabita is voiced by Teresa Gallagher in both dubs while Tanzil is voiced by Sophie Colquhoun.
Bhup and Danav are Rajiv's tan coaches. They first appear in the episode, "Ashima Helps Out", where they came with Rajiv, when he became part of the North Western Railway (along with Ashima and her coaches, Sabita and Tanzil). They helped take some bird watchers around the island and got to be part of the parade when Great Waterton was celebrating its anniversary. Now they work with Rajiv when she takes passengers from Bluff's Cove to Ulfstead.
Bhup and Danav are based on two coaches part of the famous Indian luxury train, Palace on Wheels. Bhup is voiced by Keith Wickham in both dubs while Danav is voiced by Rob Rackstraw.
Calvin the Maroon Coach
Calvin is a Maroon Coach who first appears in the episode, Vinnie. He usually works with Vinnie when he takes the Mayor of Sodor around the island. Even though Vinnie is often a bully to the other engines, he treats Calvin with respect.
Calvin is based on a BR MK1 coach. He is voiced by Darren Boyd in both dubs.
Tracy the Mountain Coach
Tracy is a mountain coach who first appears in the episode, "Mountain Diesel". She usually works with Gene the Mountain Diesel on the Culdee Fell Railway. A few days after he arrived, Gene and Tracy came off the tracks after the former's brakes failed. But they were soon rescued.
Like the other mountain coaches, Tracy is based on the Snowdon Mountain Railway's coaches. She is voiced by Tracy-Ann Oberman, who she is named after, in both dubs.
Dexter the Mountain Coach
Dexter is a mountain coach who first appears in the episode, "Goods Over Passengers". He usually works with Helga the Mountain Diesel. When Helga first arrived on the railway, she and Dexter didn't get along. Whenever Dexter tried to correct Helga whenever she made a mistake, the latter would get cross. So Helga worked with Olivia the Mountain Coach for a while. Then one day, Dexter and Helga had to take some passengers up the mountain when Patrick didn't feel well. But this time, whenever Dexter tried to help Helga, the mountain diesel listened to him, and they gave the passengers a smooth ride.
Like the other mountain coaches, Dexter is based on the Snowdon Mountain Railway's coaches. He is voiced by Darren Boyd in both dubs.
Dexter is named after Dexter from Dexter's Laboratory.
Dexter would also be the first male mountain coach in the series.
Rasmus and Sean the Red Narrow Gauge Coaches
Rasmus and Sean are narrow gauge coaches who work with Ivo Hugh on the mainland. Rasmus just carries passengers while Sean has a small covered compartment for the guard. They first appeared in the episode, "Ivo Hugh" in the mini-series, "Tales from the Mainland". In there first appearance, Ivo Hugh was pulling them when he came across an old bridge. When they came to the bridge again, it started to collapse. Ivo Hugh warned and rescued Marie from the bridge. And everyone praised Ivo Hugh.
Rasmus and Sean are based on the Talyllyn Railway's ninth and tenth carriages (Gertrude and Millicent are also members of this basis). Rasmus is voiced by Rasmus Hardiker, whom he's named after. And Sean is voiced by Sean Barrett (in a voice similar to the Fire Tug from TUGS), whom he's named after.
Randy the Brown Brake Van
Randy is a brown brake van that worked with Luke before he left for Sodor. One day, Luke is passing a scrap yard by the Skarloey Railway when he saw Randy there. Randy (and another brake van called Cletus) explain that two narrow gauge diesels named Roy and Curtis sent him to the scrap yard over two decades ago. When Mr. Percival hears about this, he ends Roy and Curtis away and arranges for Randy (and Cletus) to be restored.
Randy is voiced by Jonathan Forbes in both dubs.
Ian the Narrow Gauge Slate Truck
Ian is a troublesome narrow gauge slate truck who appears in the episode, "Troublesome Rolling Stock". He, along with Harry the Quarry Truck and Snake the Green Brake Van, would cause trouble for the narrow gauge engines. After a scolding from Duke, they behaved for a while, but they were soon back up to mischief after Luke had an accident at the wharf. Then, sometime after that, Ian was pulled apart by Luke when he told the trucks to hold back. While Harry changed and stayed on the Skarloey Railway, Ian was scrapped and Snake was destroyed in an accident with gunpowder.
Ian is based on the 2-bar wooden slate wagon of the Talyllyn Railway. He is voiced by Rob Rackstraw in both dubs.
Harry the Narrow Gauge Quarry Truck
Harry is a narrow gauge quarry truck who appears in the episode, "Troublesome Rolling Stock". He was troublesome at first. But then he got biffed by Duke when he was scolding him, Ian and Snake. Harry behaved for a while until Luke had his accident at the wharf. Harry joined the other trucks in their teasing towards Luke, but he slowly started to change his ways. And when Harry was part of a train being pulled by Luke, he refused to hold back. Afterwards, while Ian was scrapped and Snake was destroyed, Harry stayed on the Skarloey Railway, and became a much better truck.
Harry is voiced by Nigel Pilkington in both dubs. He is named after Harry Cupper from Shining Time Station.
Snake the Green Brake Van
Snake is a green brake van who appears in the episode, "Troublesome Rolling Stock". He took a dislike to some of the engines on the Skarloey Railway, and caused trouble to then whenever they had to take him out. After a scolding by Duke, Snake behaved for a while. Then one day, Duncan had to use him to deliver gunpowder. Snake decided to try and break away. He manages to do so, and he and last few gunpowder vans rolled down the hill and into a siding. It resulted in a fire and Snake was destroyed.
Snake is voiced by Colin McFarlane in both dubs. He is named after Snake, a member of the Gangreen Gang from The Powerpuff Girls.
Penny the Pink Grader
Penny is a pink grader, who is part of the Sodor Construction Company. She first appears in the special, "Lights, Camera, Red Engine!". She was first seen with the pack while James was with them during filming of one of the episodes for the mini series he was starring in. She appears again in that special when James was chasing Vickie the White Class 37 diesel and her driver, Jill. Penny pushed some gravel onto the tracks in an attempt to stop them, and it caused half of Vickie's train to get uncoupled. While Driver Jill shouted at Penny, James thanked her for trying.
Penny is based on a Aveling Barford grader. She also wears number 20 on her sides. Penny is voiced Teresa Gallagher in both dubs.
Penny is named after Penny Ling the Panda from the show, Littlest Pet Shop.
Doc the Black Submarine
Doc is a black submarine. He first appears in the episode, "Underwater Rescue". He first met Thomas and Percy at Brendam Docks. And when the two tank engines told other engines about Doc, Diesel thought submarines were silly. But then, Diesel needed new wheels, and the ship carrying them got caught in a storm. It ended up losing some of it's cargo, including Diesel's wheels. But Doc went underwater and found all the lost cargo. The next day, Diesel thanked Doc for finding his new wheels.
He is BiggestThomasFan's first male non-human character idea. He would also be the first submarine in the TV series.
Doc is named after Doc the Green Engine from the 1991 special, The Little Engine That Could.
Martha the Yellow Steamroller
Martha is a yellow steamroller. She first appears in the episode, "The New Steamroller". She was rude to George and Duncan, by telling the former to get out of her way or she'll flatten him, and racing through a crossing just as the latter was approaching it. But Duncan and George came up with a plan to teach her a lesson. Duncan puffed slowly over a crossing, and George told Martha to get moving. Martha became stressed by this, and ended up crashing into a ditch. After she was rescued and inspected for damage, Martha apologized to George and Duncan. George offered to teach Martha what he learned about being a friend, and Martha agreed.
Martha is based on the Robey and Co. steamroller. She is voiced by Tracy-Ann Oberman in both dubs.
Mickey and Matt the Truck Twins
Mickey and Matt are truck twins. Mickey is yellow while Matt is red. Although they were originally created by BiggestThomasFan, they actually make their first appearances in JD THOMAS FAN's "Cars vs. Trucks". They started off as not getting along well with each other, and would often get into arguments. Then they had a race with Elmer and Ed the Sports Cars. The two sports cars were in the lead at first. But then, they ran out of fuel. And when they tell Mickey and Matt, the trucks helped Elmer and Ed get more fuel. Then they all finished the race, and crossed the finish line together. Ever since then, they've all been good friends.
Mickey and Matt are based on the 1959 Foden S20 dropside. Mickey is voiced by Rob Rackstraw in both dubs while Matt is voiced by Matt Wilkinson.
Elmer and Ed the Sports Car Twins
Elmer and Ed are sports car twins. Elmer is blue while Ed is purple. Although they were originally created by BiggestThomasFan, they actually make their first appearances in JD THOMAS FAN's "Cars vs. Trucks". They started off as not getting on well with each other. Then they had a race with Mickey and Matt the Truck Twins. Both sports cars jump the signal when nobody not even the man with the flag is looking. They both raced in the lead, arguing about who was responsible for making them jump the signal. While they were far out in the lead, the sport cars ran out of fuel. Mickey and Matt eventually caught up with them, and Elmer and Ed explain what happened. Mickey and Matt help the sport cars get more fuel. And then, they all finished the race, crossed the finish line together. Ever since then, they've all been good friends.
Elmer and Ed are based on the MG F car of MG Cars. They are both voiced by Tim Whitnall in both dubs.
Mr. Walter Jones
Mr. Walter Jones is Gator's controller. He appears in the episode, "Gator's Visitor" where Percy asks Sir Topham Hatt to bring Mr. Jones over to Sodor when Gator felt homesick. Gator is happy to see Mr. Jones, but he still wishes to go back to his old railway. Percy decides to do the right thing and tell Sir Topham Hatt about how Gator feels. A few days later, Gator and Mr. Jones return to their old railway.
He appears again in the episode, "Tunnel Blockage" where he and Gator went to Misty Island, where Gator was going to work at for a few months. In that episode, he and Mr. Gilbert Jones reveal to the engines that they are cousins.
Mr. Walter Jones is voice by Keith Wickham is the UK dub and Kerry Shale in the US dub.
Mrs. Susan Jones
Mrs. Susan Jones is Mr. Walter Jones' wife. She appears in the episode, "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she, her husband and her son, Eugene attended Dowager Hatt's birthday party. It is also revealed in that episode that she is a longtime pen pal to Dowager Hatt.
Mrs. Susan Jones is voiced by Rebecca O'Mare in both dubs.
Eugene Jones is Mr. Walter Jones' son. He appears in the episode, "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where he and his parents attended Dowager Hatt's birthday party.
Eugene Jones is voiced by Jamie Campbell Bower in both dubs.
Mr. Gilbert Jones
Mr. Gilbert Jones is the controller of Misty Island. He first appears in the episode, "The Shake Shake Bridge". He also appears in the episode, "Bash, Dash and the New Logging Loco" where he introduces Bash, Dash and Ferdinand to Tara, the Red Logging Loco.
In "Tunnel Blockage", he and Mr. Walter Jones reveal to the logging locos, Gator and Percy that they are cousins.
It is revealed in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" that he is a part time banjo player, as he played a banjo at Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor.
Mr. Gilbert Jones' appearance is similar to Mr. Percival; has the same outfit and he's thin. However, Mr. Jones' face is a bit different. He also has a mustache, and doesn't where glasses.
Mr. Gilbert Jones is voice by Keith Wickham in the UK dub and Kerry Shale in the US dub.
Mrs. Tilly Jones
Mrs. Tilly Jones is Mr. Gilbert Jones' wife. She first appeared in the episode, Ryan's Mix-Up, where she, Mr. Jones and their children were to go to Arlesburgh Harbor for one of Skiff's railtours. However, Ryan, who was taking them, got his jobs mixed-up and told them to get off near the Arlesdale Railway. It's not until later when Ryan realizes his mistake and meets up with the Jones family. They ended up having a fun time traveling on the Arlesdale Railway, which made Ryan relieved.
Her first name was not revealed to be Tilly until "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where she attended Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor.
Mrs. Jones is voiced by Teresa Gallagher in both dubs.
Adam, Bonnie and Chip Jones
Adam, Bonnie and Chip Jones are Mr. Gilbert Jones' children. They first appeared in the episode, "Ryan's Mix-Up", where they, along with their parents, were to go to Arlesburgh Harbor for one of Skiff's railtours. However, Ryan, who was taking them, got his jobs mixed-up and told them to get off near the Arlesdale Railway. It's not until later when Ryan realizes his mistake and meets up with the Jones family. They ended up having a fun time traveling on the Arlesdale Railway, which made Ryan relieved.
They also made cameo appearances in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party".
Adam and Chip are voiced by Oliver McCue while Bonnie is voiced by Ashna Kapur in the UK dub. And all three are voiced by Jules de Jongh in the US dub.
Adam, Bonnie and Chip being referred to in that order is a reference to the first three alphabets, A, B and C.
Roy is a driver. He first appeared in the episode, Fergus' New Driver where he became Fergus' new driver after the traction engine's former driver had to move to the mainland. Roy had trouble getting used to Fergus' controls because he had only worked with diesels in the past. But after he caused a few incidents with Fergus at the Cement Works, Fergus got cross with him and yelled "Do it right!" to him, which made Roy cross and decide to not listen to Fergus again. But then Fergus had to take a train of cement works to Brendam Docks, and when he tried to warn Roy that the trucks were trying to cause trouble, the new driver didn't listen, and it resulted with Fergus crashing. When Sir Topham Hatt heard what had happened, he was cross with both Fergus and Roy, and told them that they were to stay in the cement works until Roy could get used to Fergus' controls. After that, Fergus and Roy never got cross with each other again.
Roy made a second appearance in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where he and Fergus attended Dowager Hatt's birthday party at Knapford Harbor. It was also revealed that he is the son of one of Dowager Hatt's friends.
Roy is voiced by Tim Whitnall in both dubs.
David Brown is a movie director and Cyril the Fogman's brother. He appeared in the double-length episode, "The Sodor Christmas Movie" where he wanted to direct his next movie on Sodor. He even let the engines be in it. But during the movie's filming, Arry and Bert kept trying to cause trouble to the steam engines, so they'd be out of the movie, and that David Brown would choose them to be in it instead. With some help from Sidney, Arry and Bert managed to cause the engines to make mistakes during the movie's filming. And it made David Brown cross. But Arry and Bert were soon found out when Sidney told everyone what was going on. Arry and Bert were then punished for their behavior, and David Brown gave Sidney a role for telling everyone what was really going on. After the movie was completed, David Brown said that he might have another movie filmed on Sodor in the future, and also wishes everyone a Merry Christmas.
David Brown made a second appearance in "Dowager Hatt's Birthday Party" where he wanted to see if the events of the party would make a good movie.
He also appeared in the fan-made special, "Lights, Camera, Red Engine!" where he filmed a mini series on Sodor that starred James.
David Brown is voiced by Joe Mills in both dubs.
David Brown is partly named after David Mitton, who was a writer, producer, and director of Thomas and Friends, as well as co-creator of TUGS.
Driver Jill is a female driver and one of the main antagonists of the special, "Lights, Camera, Red Engine!". She and her engine, Vickie had been trying to get a chance to star in a production, and they secretly observed the filming of the mini series that starred James. They planned to steal the equipment to start their series. But Driver Jill and Vickie were chased by James all the way to the mainland. When Vickie ran out of diesel fuel, Jill tried to run away, but she was stopped by James' crew. In the end, she was placed under arrest while Vickie was locked up in a shed for quite sometime.
She made a second appearance in the episode, "Captain Baxter's Adventure", where she escaped from jail and stole from things from Knapford Station, and used Captain Baxter, who was resting in a nearby shed after delivering some coal along the main line, to take the trucks loaded with the things she stole away. But then they were switched onto a disused line. And when she ignored a sign telling them to go slow, she ignored it and made Captain Baxter go faster. They ended up crashing into a field, where some police officers found them and placed Driver Jill under arrest.
Driver Jill would be the first female driver in the TV Series.
Driver Jill is voiced by Maggie Ollerenshaw in both dubs.
Sir Albert Thompson
Sir Albert Thompson is a controller who first appears in the special, The Search for an L.N.E.R. He let Gordon work with Digby and Logan for a while before he was found and returned to Sodor. When Gordon re-visited the line near the end of the special, Sir Albert said that the workload was getting too much for Digby and Logan to handle on their own. However, Flying Scotsman, Green Arrow and Mallard all offered to help run the line, which made Sir Albert happy.
Sir Albert is voiced by Tim Whitnall in both dubs.
Sylvester is a driver. He first appears in the episode, Runaway Bear. He became Bear's driver, after his former driver retired. At first, Sylvester started off as rude to others. Bear even says that he wouldn't want to work with him with he kept his attitude up. So Sylvester decided to do something bad. While at Vicarstown picking up a goods train. Sylvester started Bear's engine, and the hymek rolled down the line with no driver or guard. Word of his runaway quickly got out, and Sir Topham Hatt asked Donald and Douglas to help stop Bear. The twins tried to stop him, but they are unable to do so. While coming into Knapford, Bear runs out of diesel fuel, and the three engines manage to stop just before hitting the wall at Knapford. Sylvester owned up to Sir Topham Hatt, and gets suspended from his job for a week. Once his suspicion was up, he was a better behaved driver.
Sylvester is voiced by John Schwab in both dubs.
Mrs. Britt McColl
Mrs. Britt McColl is Farmer McColl's wife. She first appears in the episode, Happy Birthday, Farmer McColl!. She went away to the mainland to take care of some family members and was suppose to be back in time for Farmer McColl's birthday, but snow came early and delayed her train. Farmer McColl was upset that his wife wouldn't be back in time for his birthday, but then Thomas and Martha the Yellow Steamroller had an idea. And on the day of Farmer McColl's birthday, Martha was sent to the Sodor Search and Rescue Centre, where she had to pick up a surprise visitor. It turned out to be Britt McColl, who had arrived on Sodor by Harold. Martha took Britt to McColl Farm, and arrived in time for the party. Farmer McColl and his wife were happy to be reunited again, and Martha was happy to have done a good deed.
Mrs. Britt McColl is voiced by Rebecca O'Mara in both dubs.
Britt McColl is named after Britt Allcroft.