Tiger Moth

Tiger Moth in Sir Topham Hatt's Holiday.

Number 11
Class Bi-Plane
Livery Bi-Plane
Line Tidmouth-Barrow-in-Furness mainline
Built 1990 (he was experimental)
Builder Bi-Plane
Designers Sir Topham Hatt I and William Stainer
Date to Birth November 5, 1990
Date to Death October 5, 2011 (aged 20)
First Appearance Sir Topham Hatt's Holiday
Voice Actors Keith Wickham (UK)
Kerry Shale (USA)

Tiger Moth is a biplane whose pilot regularly allows him to perform dangerous stunts. One such occasion occurred when The Fat Controller was on holiday. Tiger Moth was found crashed in some hay, and the Fat Controller said that he would request that his pilot be grounded. ("The Fat Controller's Holiday")

He Has Had Many Cameos Since


  • Tiger Moth's Theme is the Stubborn Engines Theme from Series 4 and 5


  • Barney Stormin (Cars) 
  • Team Rocket's Balloon (Pokemon)
  • Bellamy Bug (Adventure Time)
  • Megatox (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Varan or Ookondoru (Godzilla)
  • The Skiver (Mega Man X)

Thomas & Friends Characters

North Western Railway
Steam Engines - ThomasEdwardHenryGordonJamesPercyTobyDuckDonald and DouglasOliverStepneyHarveyEmilyArthurMurdochMollyNevilleRosieWhiffStanley
Diesel Engines - Class 08DaisyBocoDerekSaltyDennis
Other Engines - Bill and BenMavisClass 40'Arry and BertFergusSpencer
Rolling Stock - Annie and ClarabelThe Flying KipperHenriettaThe Spiteful Brake VanToadOld SlowcoachRockyHector the HorridTroublesome Trucks
Skarloey Railway
Engines - SkarloeyRheneasSir HandelPeter SamRustyDuncanDukeBertrumMighty MacFreddie
Other Narrow Gauge Engines
Other Vehicles
TerenceBertieTrevorHaroldBulgyGeorgeCarolineBulstrodeCrankyHorrid LorriesButchTiger MothThumperElizabethJackAlfieMax and MontyOliverKellyByronNedIsabellaPatrickBusterNelsonJeremy
Sir Topham Hatt - "The Fat Controller"Lady HattStephen and Bridget HattMrs. KyndlyJem ColeThe VicarThe Refreshment LadyDowager HattMiss Jenny PackardFarmer McCollAlicia BottiThe Brass BandLord CallanThe Duke and Duchess of BoxfordMr. Percival - "The Thin Controller"Human characters with fewer than two appearances