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Aeroplanes (known as airplanes in the US) are a type of aircraft which is powered by a jet engine or a propeller. The Sodor Airport and Dryaw Airfield house a number of them.

In the Railway Series, two aeroplanes appeared in The Eight Famous Engines and one in Thomas and the Fat Controller's Engines. In the television series, they first appeared in the special, Calling All Engines!. They also appeared in the twelfth season.

Technical Details


The aeroplanes mostly have white paintwork with another colour.


  • Jeremy is the only plane with a face.
  • One aeroplane has a tail code "D-AGDF".


Non-rail vehicles

* RWS only | ** T&F only | *** Other Media only