Main Page

“Ah, here comes number 68! Really slow and always late!”

Philip's Number is the eleventh episode of the twenty-first season.


When he is teased by Gordon about having 68 painted on his side, Philip tries to discover why he was given that number. Later, when he manages to avoid an accident after 68 sheep stray onto the line, Philip decides it is his lucky number!




UK and AUS


  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • Kerry Shale as Gordon and Kevin
  • William Hope as Toby and Farmer McColl
  • Steven Kynman as Paxton
  • Bob Golding as Sidney
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Philip
  • David Bedella as Victor
  • Christopher Ragland as the Troublesome Trucks
  • Keith Wickham as Sir Topham Hatt and the Knapford Station Announcer


  • Farmer McColl has his US voice in the UK dub.
  • Going by production order, this is the twelfth episode of the twenty-first season.
  • The transition of the image going around in circles is a reference to the transitions from the "Batman" 1960's TV show.


  • William Hope and Christopher Ragland are not credited in the UK dub for voicing Farmer McColl and the Troublesome Trucks.
  • When Gordon stops in front of Philip, his piston valve is clipping into his running board.
  • When Philip enters the Sodor Steamworks, Victor is on a standard gauge track when he should be on narrow gauge track.

In Other Languages

Language Title
Japanese フィリップは68ばん

Home Media Releases


Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.