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Theofficialwebsite1,, or, is the official website of Thomas and Friends. The English website was launched in 1996 by The Britt Allcroft Company.

The first version of the site was created by NetSite Productions Limited.

In 2015, the website underwent a major overhaul, it now has two separate home pages for children and parents created by Moving Interactive, which had later been nominated for "Best Website for a TV Series" alongside it's minisite for Tale of the Brave games and applications.

HiT Entertainment has also launched official Thomas and Friends websites in other languages.


  • Games
  • Characters
  • Videos
  • Fun activities
  • TV information
  • My Station
  • Downloads

List of all the official websites around the world



  • Most recently, when you move the mouse over the "Home" icon on the UK website, the Fat Controller speaks with his US voice. Interestingly, on the US site, the Fat Controller speaks with his UK voice, but on some options he speaks with his US voice.
  • On the UK website, when the "Meet the Earl" video clip was released on King of the Railway minisite, the US version was shown, the same error recently occurred on the video clips on the UK Spills and Thrills site.
  • Mavis uses the term "cars" on the UK website.
  • The current "What's New" UK page shows a Thomas & Friends Live advert for Singapore, although Singapore is not part of the UK.
  • Characters such as Terence, BoCo, George, Max and Monty are not included in the Engine Depot.
  • Several characters are missing from the Japanese site, such as Bash, Luke, Winston, Owen, and Merrick.
  • On the Dutch Tale of the Brave minisite, in the activity to find Timothy, it tells you to remove the "auto's" (the trucks) to see which engine is hiding. However, "auto" is Dutch for "automobile".
  • The site title of the UK News page is incorrectly titled Thomas de Stoomlocomotief: Nieuw.
  • Currently, when you are on the Taiwanese website and you go over the steamcloud with THOMAS & FRIENDS above with your mouse, it does not say 'home', but 'apps'.
  • On the US website's front page, the Tale of the Brave clip of Percy rescuing James from the landslide was from the UK dub, as James had his UK voice.
  • While Oliver's bio page features a picture and information on the engine of that name, it is incorrectly titled "Oliver The Excavator."
  • Despite being made in full CGI, Donald and Douglas' pictures still show them in their model forms.
  • On the US website, Sam's bio section incorrectly lists information about Spencer instead of Sam.
  • Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel, Peter Sam, Rusty, Skiff, Mike, Bert and Rex's promos show them off the rails. Duck's promo shows his right (viewer perspective left) wheels on the rails, but his left wheels are not.
  • On the "Engines" page, Sailor John, Bertie, Butch, and Jack are posed on railway tracks, although they are not rail vehicles.
  • On the "Engines" page, Mike, Rex, and Bert are posed on narrow gauge tracks that are laid over top of standard gauge tracks, as the sleepers of the latter can be seen protruding from the sides of the former's ballast.
  • Skiff is on his rail wheels, but he is not positioned on the rails in his bio section.
  • On the US website, 'Arry's page is not featured on some engine pages but can still be accessed.
  • Toad's bio incorrectly states that he is a 20-ton brake van.
  • Annie and Clarabel's promos:
    • Clarabel is missing her guard compartment.
    • Both coaches are shown with their coupling chains sticking forward, but another chain can be seen hanging down.


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