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

It's Great to be an Engine is a song from the fifth series.

Lyrics

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 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 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!

Characters

Series 5 version

YouTube World Tour version

Locations

Series 5 version

YouTube World Tour version

Footage Used

Series 5 version

YouTube World Tour version

Deleted and Extended Scenes

  • Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure - A deleted scene of 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 brake van.
  • Peter Sam and the Refreshment Lady - A deleted scene of Peter Sam's whistle (actually Duck's).
  • 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.

Trivia

In Other Languages

Language Title
Japanese たのしいきかんしゃ
Portuguese É muito bom ser um trenzinho
Spanish Me Gusta Ser Locomotora

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