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This article is about the song. You may be looking for the US/UK DVD, the German DVD, the Danish DVD or the Romanian DVD.

It's Great to be an Engine is a song from the fifth season. A new music video was made on May 6, 2015 using footage from the CGI Series as part of Thomas' YouTube World Tour.

Lyrics

Classic Series

Oh yes, it's great
To be an engine
And go steaming along,
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
All the people waving
As you speed along.
Puff puff puffing along
All day.
We're all so proud to be
Famous engines
And travel through the countryside.
We're always brave when
There are hills to climb.
No mountain is too high!
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
As you're steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
Fly along the rails as
Your wheels go round
Whiz whiz whizzing around
All day.
It doesn't matter
Come rain or shine.
There are always things
For us to do.
And in the cold cold
Wintertime,
We're ready.
When you light the fire
And stoke the boiler
And we'll be there for you!
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
As you're steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
Feel the wind around you
As you push along.
Puff puff puffing along
All day.
Just think - how wonderful it would be.
To live on the magical Island of Sodor,
Helping Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends
All day long,
It would be like a dream come true.
If only I could be an engine too...
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
As you're steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
Fly along the rails as your
Wheels go round.
Whiz whiz whizzing around
All day.
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
And go steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
All the people waving
As you speed along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping and
Puff puff puffing and
Steam around all day!

CGI Series

Oh yes, it's great
To be an engine
And go steaming along,
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
All the people waving
As you speed along.
Puff puff puffing along
All day.
We're all so proud to be
Famous engines
And travel through the countryside.
We're always brave when
There are hills to climb.
No mountain is too high!
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
As you're steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
Fly along the rails as
Your wheels go round
Whiz whiz whizzing around
All day.
It doesn't matter
Come rain or shine.
There are always things
For us to do.
And in the cold cold
Wintertime,
We're ready.
When you light the fire
And stoke the boiler
And we'll be there for you!
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
As you're steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
Feel the wind around you
As you push along.
Puff puff puffing along
All day.
We're all so proud to be
Famous engines
And travel through the countryside.
We're always brave when
There are hills to climb.
No mountain is too high!
Oh yes it's great
To be an engine
And go steaming along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping along.
All the people waving
As you speed along.
Puff puff puffing along,
Peep peep peeping and
Puff puff puffing and
Steam around all day!

Characters

Model Series

CGI Series

Episodes

Model Series

CGI Series

Deleted and Extended Scenes

  • Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure - A deleted scene Percy passing the windmill while pulling the mail.
  • A Bad Day for Sir Handel - A deleted scene of Skarloey going over a bridge with a coach and brakevan.
  • Thomas and the Rumours - A deleted close-up shot of the children by the windmill.
  • Sir Topham Hatt's Holiday - A deleted scene of the Hatt family passing the watermill on the Sodor Maid.
  • Duncan Gets Spooked - An extended shot shows Duncan crossing the bridge during the day.
  • The Trouble with Mud - An extended shot of James starting to climb Gordon's Hill.
  • Donald's Duck - A deleted scene of Donald puffing into Tidmouth Hault.
  • Trust Thomas - An extended shot of Thomas after he greets the cows.
  • Thomas and Stepney - An extended shot of Thomas passing the mountain side with Annie and Clarabel.
  • Unknown - A deleted close-up shot of Duck's whistle.

Trivia

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たのしいきかんしゃ Fun Engine
Spanish Me gusta ser locomotora I like being a locomotive
Portuguese É muito bom ser um trenzinho Is very good to be a train

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