The Great Western Engines is a fan-fiction Thomas VHS/DVD Release featuring four Season 2 episodes, four Season 3 episodes, two Season 4 episodes narrated by George Carlin, two Season 5 episodes narrated by Alec Baldwin, one Season 7 episode narrated by Michael Brandon and two songs. This is distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2009. This is made by Pikachufreak.


  1. Duck Takes Charge (George Carlin)
  2. Pop Goes The Diesel (George Carlin)
  3. Diesel's Devious Deed (George Carlin)
  4. A Close Shave For Duck (George Carlin)
  5. Donald's Duck (George Carlin)
  6. Escape (George Carlin)
  7. Oliver Owns Up (George Carlin)
  8. Bulgy (George Carlin)
  9. Toad Stands By (George Carlin)
  10. Fish (S4) (George Carlin)
  11. Busy Going Backwards (Alec Baldwin)
  12. Oliver's Find (Alec Baldwin)
  13. Oliver The Snow Engine (Michael Brandon)


  1. Little Engines
  2. Engine Roll Call

Bonus Features

  • Character Gallery
  • 2 Bonus DVD Games: Paint My Colour and Really Useful Engines
  • Read Along Story: The Close Shave
  • Web Fun
  • Bonus Episode: All At Sea


  • Narrated by George Carlin, Alec Baldwin and Michael Brandon.
  • Release Date: January 6, 2009.
  • The Season 8-10 intro, engines puffing by sequence (2004-2008) and the Season 8-10 outro are used together.
  • Duck Takes Charge, Pop Goes The Diesel, Diesel's Devious Deed, A Close Shave For Duck, Donald's Duck, Escape, Oliver Owns Up and Bulgy are restored.
  • Oliver The Snow Engine with Michael Brandon has the revised music.
  • Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Opening Credits

  • Based on The Railway Series by The REV.W.AWDRY
  • Created by BRITT ALLCROFT
  • Directed by DAVID MITTON

Opening Previews

  1. Anchor Bay FBI Warning
  2. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  4. Thomas & Friends Season 8-10 Intro
  5. Thomas & Friends Island of Sodor Opening Sequence
  6. First few seconds of Duck Takes Charge

Closing Previews

  1. Last few seconds of Engine Roll Call
  2. Thomas & Friends Season 8-10 Outro
  3. HiT Entertainment logo (2007)
  4. Anchor Bay Entertainment logo (2004-2007)

DVD Artwork

Front Cover

  • Top: Duck and Oliver
  • Bottom: Douglas, Oliver and Toad from "Escape"

Back Cover

  • Duck from "Donald's Duck"
  • Oliver from "Oliver's Find"

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