Dart from Thomas & Friends


Dart diesel shunter

Meet Dart, the diesel shunter!

Dart, the vibrant green diesel shunter from "Thomas & Friends," brings a unique blend of energy and efficiency to the bustling Vicarstown Dieselworks on the Island of Sodor. With his distinctive green livery, Dart stands out as a feisty and fast little engine, always ready to take on the next challenge. Despite his small size, Dart's strong work ethic and quick-witted nature make him a valuable member of the Dieselworks team. His best friend and constant companion, Den, often complements Dart's energetic approach with his own thoughtful demeanor, creating a dynamic and effective partnership. Dart's character is based on the real-world Bagnall No. 3207 "Leys," a 0-4-0 diesel-hydraulic shunter preserved on the Foxfield Railway. Known for his frequent exclamations of "Dizzy Diesels!" when things go wrong, Dart's personality is as colorful as his paintwork. Though he hasn't been featured in a specific movie, Dart has made numerous memorable appearances in the TV series, where his buzzing around and occasional minor collisions add a touch of humor and excitement to the stories. Dart's unique traits, combined with his dedication and enthusiasm, make him an indispensable and beloved character in the "Thomas & Friends" universe.

  • Name: Dart
  • Gender: Male
  • Type: Diesel shunter
  • Number: Not assigned a specific number
  • Colors: Dart is painted in a vibrant green livery.
  • Origin: Dart hails from the Island of Sodor, specifically the Vicarstown Dieselworks.
  • Best Friends: Den, another diesel shunter, is Dart's closest companion.
  • Team Membership: Dart is part of the Vicarstown Dieselworks team.
  • Other Team Members:
    • Den (Dart's best friend)
    • Diesel (another diesel shunter)
    • Sidney (also works at the Dieselworks)
  • Movies Appearance: Dart has appeared in various episodes of the TV series, but there isn't a specific movie centered around him.
  • Favorite Quotes: While Dart doesn't have a signature catchphrase, he can often be heard grumbling "Dizzy Diesels!" when things go wrong.
  • Model Basis: Dart is based on the real-world Bagnall No. 3207 "Leys," a 0-4-0 diesel-hydraulic shunter. The actual locomotive is preserved on the Foxfield Railway.
  • Unique Traits: Despite his small size, Dart is feisty, fast, and a valuable team player at the Dieselworks. He's known for buzzing around, occasionally causing minor collisions, and being quick-witted.

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