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The nameboards appeared as short intermission segments between every two episodes of the first and second series in the UK and on most first to sixth series VHS and DVD releases in the US.


Series 1

Series 2

Series 3

Series 4

Five New Engines in the Shed Music Video



  • James' nameboard appeared twice in the original ten minute airing of Troublesome Trucks and James and the Express, taking Edward's place.
  • In The Biggest Ever Christmas Collection, during the nameboard sequence in between The Flying Kipper and Thomas' Christmas Party on the New Zealand release, Thomas' nameboard appeared twice.
  • The tube used to direct the steam is seen in Henry's right sided nameboard.
  • In Percy's left sided nameboard his face moves when he looks down.
  • In some of the nameboards, the passengers can be seen standing on a white platform which overlaps the track. Blu-Tack is also seen on some of the passengers' feet.
  • The "C" in BoCo's name is not capitalised.
  • Daisy's eye mechanism is seen moving.
  • Sir Handel and Rheneas have their faces switched.
  • Skarloey's rear wheel is derailed in his nameboard.
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