Oliver The Great Westurn Engine is a direct-to-video release from the Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends series. Those eight episodes feature Oliver. And the release features the first apperence of Woody the Bus. It was released in the UK on July 23, 2016. It was released in the US on Augest 2, 2016. All episodes are narrated by Pierce Brosnan.


1. Oliver Rescues Duncan

The Fat Controller sends Oliver to the Wharf to meet Duncan. Duncan is rude to Oliver and huffs away to collect trucks and take them to the villagers. But he breaks down on a viaduct. Oliver races to Duncan's rescue, pulling him out of the viaduct. Oliver and Duncan are friends.

2. Oliver & Ben

Oliver is sent to help Ben while Bill is repaired. But Ben has an accident and Oliver races to his rescue. Oliver and Ben become friends as Bill returns.

3. Landside

Oliver must help BoCo the Diesel Engine work on the main line. When Stepney gets stuck in a landside, Oliver must save him. Oliver pulls Stepney out of the landside.

4. Oliver & Daisy

Oliver must help Thomas, James, Neil and Daisy at the Wharf. Daisy says she wants to work with Oliver, Thomas, James and Neil. But Duncan teases Daisy for being lazy. Daisy tells Duncan she has to push trucks into Great Waterton. She tries to push trucks but she blows a fuse. Oliver races to rescue Daisy. Oliver and Daisy are friends.

5. Oliver & The Bus

Oliver meets a bus called Woody who likes playing tricks on vehicles. Oliver warns Woody about a dangerous water pool, but Woody doesn't listen and he falls in water. Oliver races to the rescue and lifts Woody out of the water. Oliver and Woody are friends.

6. Oliver & Isobella

Oliver meets Isobella the Steam Lorry. Isobella tells Oliver hoe she works on the Sodor Contrustion Crew. Oliver says she is a steam lorry. Isobella drives away, thinking to herself untill she runs out of steam. Oliver rescues her.

7. Oliver & The Runaway Trucks

Oliver and Stepney are working at Great Waterton when Rosie pulls with her trucks. She tells Oliver and Stepney about her pink color. Stepney suggests that Rosie is painted pink. Rosie puffs away with her trucks untill they run away from her and are heading straight for Stepney. Oliver switch tracks and the trucks roll past Stepney. Stepney thanks Oliver for rescuing him.

8. Oliver & Percy

Percy has an accident and Oliver saves him.

New Characters


Woody is a new bus who likes playing tricks on vehicles. He is interduced on Oliver & The Bus.

Featuring Characters

  • Thomas (cameo only)
  • Edward (cameo only)
  • Henry (cameo only)
  • Gordon (cameo only)
  • James (cameo only)
  • Percy
  • Toby (cameo only)
  • Duck (cameo only)
  • Donald & Douglas (cameos only)
  • Oliver
  • Emily (cameo only)
  • Molly (cameo only)
  • Salty (cameo only)
  • Daisy
  • Bill & Ben
  • Woody (new character)
  • Sir Handel (cameo only)
  • Rusty (cameo only)
  • Duncan
  • Harmood (mentioned)
  • Stepney
  • BoCo
  • Rosie
  • Bear (cameo only)
  • Sixteen (mentioned)
  • The Fat Controller
  • Miss Jenny Packard
  • Mr Princpal


  • The song is Oliver.
  • First appearance of Woody.
  • The series was filmed with the 'classic' 35mm film, althought some shots were filmed using new digital cameras.
  • The Japanesse version of this season use the ornigal Thomas the Tank Engine theme tune and have music composed by Mike O'Donnel & Junior Campbell, just like the britsh version of Season 7, and use 35mm film, like the Season 1-7. Woody is voiced by Yasunori Matsumonto.

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