Ross Hastings was an episode writer for Thomas and Friends. He has also written scripts for other popular children's shows such as "Bob the Builder", "Fireman Sam", "Little Robots", "Dream Street", "Chuggington", and "Underground Ernie". He worked for HiT Entertainment from 1998 until 2010. He currently works in development at Nickelodeon and The Walt Disney Company.
- He, Sharon Miller, Lee Pressman, Marc Seal, Polly Churchill, Sam Barlow, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, Helen Farrall and James Mason have all written for "Bob the Builder". Rob Rackstraw, Steven Kynman, David Menkin and Rupert Degas have voiced characters on the show as well.
- He, Mark Daydy, James Mason, Davey Moore and Mark Robertson have all written for "Chuggington". Additionally, Stefan Ashton Frank voices characters on the show.