The Best of the Old Coaches is a fan-made Thomas and Friends UK/US/Welsh VHS/DVD idea made by BiggestThomasFan. It features seven Season 1 episodes.
- Edward and Gordon/Edward Helps Out
- Thomas and the Guard/Thomas and the Conductor
- Tenders and Turntables/Turning in Circles
- Trouble in the Shed
- Coal/Henry's Special Coal
- Dirty Objects/James in a Mess/James and the Trucks
- Down the Mine
- Narrated by Ringo Starr in the UK and US and John Ogwen in Wales.
- UK: The Video Collection (VHS) and Hit Entertainment (DVD)
- US: Strand Home Video (VHS) and Universal Studios Home Entertainment (DVD)
- Wales: Sain Video
- On the DVD releases, the episodes are restored.