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    In General 
    Thomas the Tank Engine
Voiced by: Meesha Contreras (US, seasons 1-"Details? What Details?"), David Kohlsmith (US, late season 2B), Kai Harris (US, season 3-present) Aaron Barashi (UK)In other languages
A blue tank engine and the main character.

  • Character Catchphrase: Thomas does have a good amount of catchphrases, including "Here comes Thomas!", "All engines go!", "Aww, bolts!", "Rusty rail spikes!", and "Chugga-chugga whoo-hoo!"
  • It's All About Me: While he is friendly and does care about the others around him, there are some points where he is stubborn or egotistical, such as in "Rules of the Game", where he was upset when his friends didn't have fun in the obstacle course his way, and in "Dragon Run" , where he refused to share his dragon cargo. He ends up realizing his mistakes at the last minute.
  • Keet: Even moreso than the version from later seasons of the original show.
  • Slasher Smile: His attempt at keeping a smile in "Blue Engine Blues" comes off as this.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Compared to the books and even the original TV series, all Season 1 episodes feature him heavily, even ones revolving around another character. Downplayed somewhat in some Season 2 episodes such as "Fast Friends" and "Tri-and-a-Half-a-Lon".
  • The Promise: Thomas has a habit of making "Thomas promises" when helping the other engines.
  • Vocal Evolution: In the US/CA dub of the updated version of the app Thomas and Friends: Magic Tracks, Thomas' voice has deepened, most likely due to his voice actor hitting puberty, and it clearly shows. This also applies to the second season.
  • You Don't Look Like You: He has a number of differences compared to his original design, including a completely flat running board, a scaled-down and separated bunker, and his whistles are farther apart rather than being side-by-side.

    Percy the Small Engine
Voiced by: Charlie Zeltzer (US), Henri Charles (UK)In other languages:
A green tank engine and Thomas's best friend.

  • Character Catchphrase: "Percy perfect!"
  • Compressed Vice: In one episode, he suddenly develops a fear of climbing up high hills, despite being able to do so with almost no problems early on in this same continuity. He does retain a fear of heights in other episodes; however, those are for high mountains and areas in mines, where in that episode it was just simple hills in the grassy fields he seemed to have no trouble with before.
  • Primal Fear: Retains his fear of the dark like in the original show.
  • Shrinking Violet: Downplayed; Percy is occasionally nervous about seemingly intimidating topics, but once he gets the memo he returns to being his usual happy and friendly self.

    Nia the Helpful Engine
Voiced by: Talia Evans (US), Sade Smith (UK)In other languages
An orange African tank engine who loves animals and nature.

  • Adorably Precocious Child: Nia is far and away the most mature of the core five, being able to plan her delivery routes much like Gordon would.
  • Map King: She can plan her own routes, with the only obstacles being unforeseen circumstances.
  • Nature Lover: She is very enthusiastic on the natural world.
  • The Perfectionist: Downplayed, but Nia occasionally struggles with unforeseen obstacles to her original plans, with her reluctance to change her current plan or making a new one often being to her detriment.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: She's afraid of ghosts.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: She has valuable insight into places Thomas has never been, being from Kenya and all.

    Kana the Speedy Engine
Voiced by: Ava Ro (US), Chloe Raphael (UK) In other languages:
A lavender high-speed engine and renowned speedster.

    Devious Diesel
Voiced by: Shomoy James Mitchell (US, season 1), Will Bhaneja (US, season 2), Henry Harrison (UK)In other languages:
A black diesel shunter who is known for mischief.

  • Adaptational Heroism: Diesel was a scheming trickster in the original; here, he's become one of Thomas' friends with no grudge against steamies. While still retaining some occasional selfish or devious moments, he's treated more as a slightly naughty friend of Thomas rather than the show's recurring villain.
  • Birds of a Feather: His mischievous personality means that he tends to get along with the Troublesome Trucks better than most.
  • Broken Pedestal: He idolizes Farona and Frederico in the "Race for the Sodor Cup" movie, even hoping they'll win over Thomas and Kana. However, when they cheat by lowering the drawbridge, Diesel loses respect for them.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While he can certainly contend with Thomas in terms of selfish or over-competitive moments, he will sometimes call out when Thomas acts just as out-of-line. In "Dragon Run" for example, the others clearly agree with Diesel that Thomas is being possessive of his cargo after they helped him out, though add it's still not Diesel's or their's to take forcibly.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's still a bit of a standoffish brat, but generally gets along with the others besides some light arguments.
  • Stout Strength: Is noted to be strong for his size.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Heavily downplayed from before, but Diesel is still the most abrasive of the main group and the one most commonly butting heads with Thomas.

    Carly the Crane
Voiced in English by: Jenna Warren (US), Eva Mohamed (UK)In other languages:

A crane who works on Sodor performing maintenance duties.

  • Adaptation Species Change: Well, vehicle change to be more accurate in her case. In the original show, Carly was a stationary crane who worked at Brendam Docks alongside Cranky. In this show however, she is a diesel engine with a large crane attached to her.
  • Ascended Extra: Went from a minor character in the original series to a member of the main cast in the reboot.
  • Wrench Wench: She and Sandy do the railway's repair work.
  • You Don't Look Like You: The only recognizable parts of Carly's design are her main body resembling her original counterpart's wheelhouse and her crane arm, which has been significantly simplified.

    Sandy the Rail Speeder 
Voiced in English by: Glee Dango (US), Holly Dixon (UK)In other languages:

A railway speeder who works with Carly.

  • The Baby of the Bunch: She's the smallest of the main characters and acts like a younger child compared to the other child engines.
  • Canon Foreigner: She was created specifically for the reboot.
  • Every Device Is a Swiss-Army Knife: The amount of tools she can deploy is absolutely ridiculous.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Sandy is always tinkering, and always comes up with a new invention.
  • Genki Girl: She gives Thomas a run for his money when it comes to enthusiasm.
  • Pink Is Feminine: Averted. Sandy is painted bright pastel pink with yellow and teal as side colors, but she is a tomboy through and through, considering her penchant for being messy.
  • Skewed Priorities: In "Sandy Vs. The Storm", she makes a big deal about people saying "thank you", ignoring the fact that there are more important problems to worry about.
  • Token Mini-Moe: While the main engines are already amongst the smallest of the cast, Sandy is far shorter in length and height than even Percy, and is the smallest vehicle character of the series.
  • Wrench Wench: She and Carly do the railway's repair work.

    Bruno the Brake Car
Voiced in English by: Chuck Smith (US), Elliott Garcia (UK)In other languages:

An autistic caboose who helps the engines with heavy deliveries.

  • A Day in the Limelight: "Shake, Rattle & Bruno" is dedicated to him.
  • Canon Foreigner: He was created specifically for the reboot.
  • Clock King: He memorizes everyone's schedule each day, so he knows where and when every engine should be working.
  • Creepy Monotone: Subverted. Bruno speaks in monotone with little emotional fluctuation, but the other engines seem to understand why and don't find him off-putting at all.
  • Eyes Always Averted: He has difficulty maintaining eye contact and will usually be looking at his surroundings rather than whoever he is talking to.
  • Hollywood Autism: Averted. Mattel developed Bruno with the help of autistic writers and organizations in the USA and Europe, including the Autism Self Advocacy Network and the UK’s National Autistic Society in order to make Bruno's portrayal as tasteful as possible.
  • Ignored Expert: He tries to warn Diesel not to go through Crumble Canyon due it being dangerous, even if it's the fastest route to the lighthouse. And as he has every route and timetable memorized, he could've found a safer solution. Diesel ignores him, which leads to the two encountering a rock slide.
  • Literal-Minded: When Thomas calls Diesel a steamroller, Bruno becomes confused and asserts that Diesel is a locomotive. Thomas then gently explains he meant that Diesel is like a steamroller.
  • The Misophonic: He's highly sensitive to loud noises, and so produces ear defenders from his smokestack if things are too noisy.
  • Nervous Tics: He tends to flap his stepladders when nervous or excited.
  • Pungeon Master: He loves making railway-related puns.
  • Spock Speak: He speaks very slowly, carefully, and literally, with the exception of when he's making puns.

Other Thomas & Friends Characters

    Gordon the Big Engine
Voiced in English by: Neil Crone (US), Will Harrison-Wallace (UK)In other languages:
A large blue tender engine and the main instructor for the younger engines.

  • Adaptational Job Change:
    • He now assigns the young engines their jobs for the day, something only Sir Topham Hatt originally ever did.
    • He also has yet to be seen pulling his express coaches, and is much more content with goods deliveries than he was before.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Originally a pompous and prideful engine in the original show, the reboot alters him into a Reasonable Authority Figure whom the engines often turn to. As mentioned before, he is now quite happy to regularly pull goods trains, his Berserk Button in the original series.
  • A Day in the Limelight: After usually appearing just for moral support or to assign deliveries (Sir Topham Hatt's job in the original series), he finally gets an episode to himself in "The Super Long Shortcut!"
  • Character Catchphrase: "Well, this is a fine how do you do..." usually spoken after something terrible happens to him.
  • The Stoic: Downplayed; while Gordon is just as expressive as the other characters, his voice rarely leaves its usual register, even when he's mad at someone. The only times he shows any significant vocal changes is when he gets really frantic and panicky.
  • Team Dad: He takes on this role for the little engines.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Has changed wheel arrangement from a 4-6-2 to a 2-6-2.

    James the Red Engine
Voiced by: Luke Marty (US, UK ("License to Deliver" to "Nia's Perfect Plan")), Tom Dussek (UK English, "Nia's Surprising Surprise" onward) In other languages:
A red tender engine who works on Sodor.

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: The earlier James was generally a vain and egotistical Jerk with a Heart of Gold, but he's a lot nicer here. He still has a bit of a Small Name, Big Ego thing going on, but he's pretty jovial and friendly about it.
  • Large Ham: Outside of his pleasant behavior, James can be very loud and melodramatic.
  • Nice Guy: James is friendlier here than in the original show, as he is seen greeting the other engines (mostly Thomas and Percy), he doesn't show off that much, and he rarely loses his cool.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Toned down compared to earlier incarnations, but it's still there. He's quick to brag about himself, calling himself "handsome and incredibly charming."
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He is afraid of dragons, as revealed in "Dragon Run."

    Annie & Clarabel

Annie voiced by: Catherine Disher (US, UK ("A Quiet Delivery" to "The Tiger Train")), Wendy Patterson (UK, "An UnbeLEAFable Day" onward)In other languages:
Clarabel voiced by: Linda Kash (US, UK ("A Quiet Delivery" to "No Power, No Problem!")), Wendy Patterson (UK, "An UnbeLEAFable Day" onward)In other languages
Two passenger carriages.

  • Dub Name Change: Like the original show, Clarabel's name was changed to Clarabella for the Latin American Spanish dub.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: In the original, their nameplates were how to tell them apart; they've lost them here, and the way to tell them apart is by their eye color (brown for Annie, grey for Clarabel). Clarabel's crests also have four wings, whereas Annie's only has two.

    Emily the Stirling Engine
Voiced by: Kayla Lorette (US), Marie Ekins (UK)In other languages:
An emerald green tender engine who serves as Sir Topham Hatt's main chauffer.

  • Demoted to Extra: In the original series, she was one of the main characters. Here, she becomes a side character.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Sir Topham Hatt's red; Unlike Sir Topham, Emily always maintains her composure in a slight delay, whereas he tends to Freak Out.

    Whiff the Garbage Engine 
Voiced by: Joe Pingue (US), Matt Coles (UK)In other languages:
A green tank engine who runs the recycling center.

  • The Ghost: While was mentioned and planned to appear in the first season, Whiff ultimately never appeared on screen until well into the second season.
  • Mad Scientist: Is always tinkering with something behind the scenes.
  • Nerd Glasses: It wouldn't be Whiff without them.

    Cranky the Crane
Voiced in English by: Cory Doran (US), Will Harrison-Wallace (UK)In other languages:
A grumpy green crane who works at Brendam Docks.

    Edward the Blue Engine
Voiced by: TBA (US/UK)

  • Demoted to Extra: In the original series, he was one of the main characters before being written off. Here, he goes down to a mere background character.
  • You Don't Look Like You: He is a 6-6-0 this time around, as opposed to being a 4-4-0 like both his Railway Series and Original TV Series counterparts. He also appears to be bigger than Henry. Original Edward is far from the smallest engine, but James, Henry and Gordon are bigger than him.

    Henry the Green Engine
Voiced by: TBA (US/UK)

  • Demoted to Extra: In the original series, he was one of the main characters before being written off, and is one of the three earliest characters introduced in the books. Here, he goes down to a mere background character.
  • You Don't Look Like You: One of his domes is yellow now and he’s a 2-6-2 instead of his original 4-6-0 wheel arrangement.

Voiced in English by: Kintaro Akiyama (US), Dai Tabuchi (UK)In other languages:
A silver high-speed engine who occasionally works on Sodor.

  • Ascended Extra: Kenji has made far more appearances in the reboot than in the original series.
  • Super-Speed: He is most famous for his speed.

Voiced in English by: Kintaro Akiyama (US), Dai Tabuchi (UK)In other languages:
A wise old tender engine.

  • Demoted to Extra: Hiro only appears in a single special before only appearing through portrait cameos or silent appearances in web videos.
  • Old Master: He is an elderly tender engine with years of wisedom.

    Harold the Helicopter 
Voiced by: Bruce Dow (US/UK)In other languages:
A helicopter who works on Sodor.

  • Token Flyer: He is the sole aircraft in the series known to be sentient.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Harold's face is not part of his bodywork, which is a huge departure from his original series counterpart.

    Bulstrode the Barge 
Voiced by: Jamie Watson (US), Will Harrison-Wallace (UK)In other languages:
A barge who delivers cargo from across the world.

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He is friendly and helpful, unlike his original series counterpart who is a Jerkass.
  • Ascended Extra: He appeared only once in the original series, but has made semi-frequent apperances in All Engines Go.

    Skiff the Sailboat 
"Ahoy, Bulstrode! Kind of uh-jumpy today!"
Voiced by: Jamie Watson (US), Jai Armstrong (UK)In other languages
A sailboat who hangs around the island.

    Yong Bao 
Voiced in English by: Patrick Kwok-Choon (US), Lobo Chan (UK)In other languages:
A large red tender engine from China.

  • Demoted to Extra: Aside from the episodes covering his departure and arrival, Yong Bao seldom has a major role, and his appearances in the second season are primarily through cameos.
  • Humble Hero: Yong Bao is renowned for his acts of bravery, but he openly admits that he does get scared and is generally amicable.

Voiced in English by:: Diya Kittur (US), Sandeep Garcha (UK)In other languages

A brightly-painted tank engine from India who often visits the Island of Sodor.

  • Pink Is Feminine: Much more feminine than Sandy, but Ashima still does her best to pull her weight, and like Sandy doesn't even mind getting dirty in the process.
  • Nice Girl: It's rare to see her feel anything but unhappy.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Her wheel configuration was changed from 0-6-2 to 0-8-2.

    The Troublesome Trucks 
Voiced by: Cory Doran and Jamie Watson (US), Jai Armstrong (UK)In other languages:
Two plank wagons known for being meschievious.

  • Those Two Guys: While there are a few episodes where only one of the trucks is seen at a time, the vast majority of their appearances rarely show one of them without the other.

    Sir Topham Hatt 
Voiced in English by: Bruce Dow (US, UK ("Dragon Run" to "Sandy Versus the Storm")) Tom Dussek (UK English, "An UnbeLEAFable Day" onward)In other languages:

The controller of the railway.

    Farmer McColl 
Voiced by: TBA (US/UK)

    Terence the Tractor
Voiced in English by: Kai Harris (US, season 2B), Milo Toriel-McGibbon (US, season 3-present), Will Bridgewood (UK)
An orange tractor who loves to work and have fun at the same time.

New Characters

    In General 

    Farona and Frederico 
Farona voiced by: Humberly Gonzalez (English, US/UK)In other languages:
Frederico voiced by: Thomas Santoro (English, US/UK)In other languages:

Two antagonistic electric engines who compete in the Sodor Cup race.

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: In the Let's Race! shorts, Farona and Frederico are written to be good guys instead of the closest thing to villains.
  • Gang of Bullies: Throughout their appearance in ''Race for the Sodor Cup", Farona and Frederico end up bullying Thomas and Kana and predicting that they'll derail. Surprisingly, they haven't done the same to Diesel, their former biggest fan.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: Both of them have yellow wheels, but most of Frederico's colors (save for their shared orange stripes) are inverted from Farona's.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: They are portrayed that way in the Let's Race! shorts.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: In the "Bell Race" short, Frederico ended up getting jealous due to Farona competing against him, so he ends up playing rough during the tug-of-war game. He ends up regretting it and accepts losing due to his behavior.
  • Sore Loser: The pair don't take derailing after a desperate attempt to win well at all, with Farona even crying about it.
  • Those Two Guys: They are rarely shown apart, just like Riff and Jiff and Carly and Sandy.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: They never hesitate to rub their prowess into Kana's face, and demean her every chance they get.

    Jiff and Riff 
Jiff voiced by: Evany Rosen (English, US/UK)In other languages:
Riff voiced by: Addison Holley (English, US/UK)In other languages:
Two other Sodor Cup competitors.

  • Ascended Extra: The two of them end up making plot-important appearances in the second season after their debut in the first feature-length special. This may be to equalize the new characters' screentime, as Farona and Frederico have the lion's share of it in the film.
  • Genki Girl: It's rare to see either of them upset in any fashion.
  • Graceful Loser: Whereas Farona and Frederico despair at being taken out of the race, Riff and Jiff do nothing but cheer on Thomas and Kana once they get ahead of them.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: What are yellow and pink on Riff are teal on Jiff.
  • Single-Minded Twins: The pair are almost identical in terms of personality.

    Tess the Troublesome Crane
Voiced by: Kaia Oz (US), Celeste Waldron (UK)In other languages:

A large gantry crane that works at Kellsthorpe.

  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Tess can be impatient, rude, and dismissive when her workload is increased, but even if she says something negative, she rarely means it and genuinely cares for others.
  • You Look Familiar: She is basically Carly's original series design with a new face and a green paint job.
  • Younger Than They Look: Tess towers over most of the other characters and she doesn't look that youthful at first glance; you can only tell she's a child character because of her voice.