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This article is about the song. You may be looking for the special, the Golden Book, the storybook or the sticker book.

Day of the Diesels is a song featured with the special of the same name. It is sung by Sam Blewitt and has a 1950's/60's rock theme to it. It first aired on TV on the premiere of Thomas and the Garbage Train and Sodor Surprise Day (If a Job's Worth Doing) on April 21st, 2012 with the Dieselworks part skipped.

Lyrics

Once upon a time, not so very long ago
There was a little trouble going on
Diesels made the steamies pretty mad
And none of them could even get along
There they go, heading for the Steamworks
Honking horns, listen to the rolling thunder

Day of the Diesels
'Arry, Bert, Paxton, Diesel and Den
Day of the Diesels
Norman, Dart and Diesel 10

Percy thought he didn't have a friend in the world
How very, very wrong could he be
With a friend like Thomas rolling by his side
He couldn't be in better company
There they go, heading for the Steamworks
Whistles blow, listen to the rolling thunder

Day of the Diesels
'Arry, Bert, Paxton, Diesel and Den
Day of the Diesels
Norman, Dart and Diesel 10
Day of the Diesels
'Arry, Bert, Paxton, Diesel and Den
Day of the Diesels
Norman, Dart and Diesel 10

Thomas and Percy
Gordon and Henry
Fiery Flynn
He roars to the rescue
James and Edward
Toby and Emily
Don't forget Belle
Big, brave and bright blue
Rolling thunder
Rolling thunder

With the Dieselworks all cinders and ashes
There's only one thing to do
Put aside your worries and just pull together
Is the only way to get through

There they go, building it together
Dieselworks rising from the rolling thunder

Day of the Diesels
'Arry, Bert, Paxton, Diesel and Den
Day of the Diesels
Norman, Dart and Diesel 10
Day of the Diesels
'Arry and Bert, Paxton, Diesel and Den
Day of the Diesels
Norman, Dart and Diesel 10
Day of the Diesels

Characters

Trivia

  • When the song was aired on television, the song excludes the lyrics, "With the Dieselworks all cinders and ashes; There's only one thing to do. Put aside your worries and just pull together; Is the only way to get through. There they go, building it together; Dieselworks rising from the rolling thunder". It even repeated the chorus twice at the end.
  • As the order of the engines named during the German version of the song was changed, Diesel 10 is shown when "Norman" is sung and mirrorwise.

Goofs

  • In the German version, Thomas is once called like a German person. In the normal German dub his name is spoken like it is from English original. During the rest of the song the usual naming is used.

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Portuguese O Dia dos Trens a Diesel The Day of the Diesel Trains
Finnish Dieselien Päivä Laulu Day of the Diesels

Home Media Releases

US

CDs

Music Video

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