Kelly the Crane

Kelly No. 17

Number 17
Class Crane
Livery Crane
Line Tidmouth-Barrow-in-Furness mainline
Built 1992 (he was experimental)
Builder Crane
Designers Sir Topham Hatt I and William Stainer

Date to Birth

October 20, 1992

First Appearance Jack Jumps In
Voice Actors Keith Wickham (UK/US)

Kelly is a dark blue crane (with yellow crane arm) and the oldest member of the Pack, having originally belonged to Miss Jenny's father. Despite being given a feminine name, he is actually a boy. He seem to be good at heart and to get along with everyone (except perhaps Max and Monty). Kelly has the number 17 painted on the sides of his cab.


  • Trackmaster
  • Take N' Play
  • Wooden Railway


Counterparts (Thomas Version)

  • Nautilus (Theodore Tugboat)
  • Pepper (Sonic the Hedgehog, one-time character)
  • Enguarde (Super Maro Bros., the character is from Donkey Kong)
  • Little Cat U (Dr. Seuss)
  • Squit or Albert Einstein (Animaniacs)
  • Gerald (The Jim Henson Show)
  • T, Z, X or W (Alphablocks)
  • Tigger, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Pooh, Roo, Christopher Robin, Lumpy, Gopher or Piglet (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Lofty, Muck or Scoop (Bob the Builder)
  • Kevin (Vehicles, both Are Blue, Cranes & Starts with a "Ke" Rhyme)
  • Mr. Cool or Mr. Greedy (Mr. Men)
  • Pumbaa (The Lion King/House of Mouse)
  • Harvey Monster or Kermit the Grof (Sesame Street)
  • Legs (Toy Story)
  • Brewster (Chuggington)
  • Thumpback (Skylanders)

Counterparts (Jack and the Pack Version)

  • Toby (Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends)
  • OJ/Otis (TUGS/Salty's Lighthouse)
  • Baddeck (Theodore Tugboat)
  • Harry Cupper (Shining Time Station)
  • Toad (Super Mario Bros.)
  • Uncle Chuck (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Grandpa Abe Simpson (The Simpsons)
  • Cleveland Brown (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show)
  • Gary Kasner (King of the Hill)
  • Don (Wreck-It Ralph)
  • Old Puffer Pete (Chuggington)
  • Farmer Brown (Drawn to Life)
  • Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Frank's Father (3 Friends and Jerry)

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