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"Goodbye Thomas, you must be tired, sorry I can't stop, we buses have to work you know."
— Bertie to Thomas, Thomas and Bertie, first season



Sodor Roadway Buses
  • Class: AEC Regal T Class London Country Area bus
  • Builder: Associated Equipment Company
  • Built: sometime between 1929 and 1948
  • Drivetrain: 4WD

Besides Bertie, the Sodor Roadway Bus Services also owns a few other red buses that were seen around the Island of Sodor, used to carry and transport passengers. These buses are almost identical to Bertie, except they are faceless.

In the Railway Series, various other buses have appeared in multiple colours such as green and blue. In Henry the Green Engine, a blue double-decker bus with a sign advertising the book Troublesome Engines can be seen in the background.

In the magazines, a green bus resembling a faceless Bertie, used for hospital services, appears in the story Important Passengers. In the annual story, Bertie the Snow Bus a faceless blue bus resembling Algy appears with the headcode "401".


The buses are based on the AEC Regal T Class London Country Area buses.


The buses are painted in the famous red bus livery used by London Transport, with silver hubcaps, like Bertie. Other buses featured in the Railway Series, annual stories and magazine stories are painted in various colours such as blue, green and yellow.



Road vehicles
TerenceBertieTrevorGeorgeCaroline040 BMCBulgyBulgy's friendJTK 62Willie's tractorThe Farmer's TractorsThe Mail VanThe Caterpillar Crane
ButchThumperElizabethThe PackMadgeKevinThe Horrid LorriesSir Topham Hatt's CarThe Other BusesDyson LorriesSoft-sided LorriesCaterpillar CraneTaxisFire EnginesThe AmbulanceThe One-eyed TruckThe LoaderThe Bakery VanMiss Jenny's Land RoverFlynnBlue Mountain Quarry VehiclesSir Robert Norramby's Car
AlgyAngusThe Green BusThe Green LorryThe Wedding CarThe DiggerThe White VanThe DodgemsThe Special Bus ServiceThe Ice Cream VanThe Open-topped OmnibusThe Police CarThe ExcavatorThe Combine HarvesterThe Milk FloatThe Coalman's LorryThe Racing CarsThe Float LorryThe Car-TrainThe Rally CarsThe Signwriter's VanThe Sodor Wildlife Park's BuggySimon's Express Sandwich Service VanSodor Food and Drink Van

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