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Naughty and Troublesome


Naughty and Troublesome are a pair of named Troublesome Trucks.

They were created by the Ertl Company for the ERTL Die-cast range and Gold Rail. Their names were first revealed on the ERTL collector character cards.

Their Bachmann models in all three scales refer to them as "Troublesome Truck #2" and "Troublesome Truck #1", respectively.

Personality

Naughty and Troublesome are noisy and silly trucks that talk a lot and do not pay attention to what they are doing. Whoever gets stuck pulling Naughty and Troublesome are in for a dose of trouble.

Technical Details

Basis

Naughty and Troublesome are based on 7-plank open wagons.

Livery

Naughty and Troublesome are painted in a light grey livery.

Trivia

  • The illustrations of Naughty and Troublesome have been reused for other Thomas and Friends official artwork of the Troublesome Trucks.

Merchandise


Rickety


Rickety is a merchandise-exclusive character created by Learning Curve for the Wooden Railway range. He is a teal troublesome truck who can rock up and down as he moves.

Personality

Rickety is described as a truck who takes great pleasure in causing trouble, much like any other Troublesome Truck. He is unique for his "rickety" motion, hence his name.

Technical Details

Basis

Rickety is based on the 8-plank open wagon. Fred Pelhay and Old Bennett share the same basis.

Livery

Rickety is painted in a teal livery with white lining. Rickety has also been painted in various other liveries including orange with white lining, grey with white lining and dark green with black lining and yellow lettering reading "Mr. Jolly's Chocolate Factory".

Trivia

  • The prototype Rickety had a paler teal livery, no front details, a plastic black base and no eyebrows.
  • Learning Curve gave Rickety his name, which was first used as a description for his special feature, but later became used as a name for the truck.
  • Rickety from the 2013 Gold Mine Mountain Set was redesigned with a CGI style face.
  • The first prototype Troublesome Trucks and Sweets depicted Rickety as Mr. Jolly's Chocolate Factory Troublesome Truck.
  • Bachmann intended to release a HO scale model of Rickety in 2005, however, it was cancelled.
  • Rickety has also been featured at Day Out with Thomas events.

Merchandise

Lorry 4


Lorry 4 is a dark blue lorry who appeared in the Round the Rails board game. He is the fourth brother of The Horrid Lorries.

Technical Details

Basis

The lorry is based on Foden OG range lorries, which were once a common sight around railways.

Livery

Lorry 4 is painted dark blue with a black lining. Each lorry is painted a different colour to help the players to distinguish between them.



Mr. Jolly's Chocolate Factory's Coach

A blue passenger coach was planned to be released for the Thomas Wood range. The coach is depicted with a moustache and is owned by Mr. Jolly's Chocolate Factory. He helps transport pastry across the Island.

Technical Details

Basis

The coach is based on an LB&SCR Stroudley coach.

Livery

The coach is painted blue with a light blue window surrounds and has Mr. Jolly's logo on either side.

Merchandise

  • Wood (known as "Pastry Cars", cancelled)

Trivia

  • Had it been released, it would have been the only Wooden Railway Character to have a face not based on the television series besides the Recycling Cars.
  • His face is based on Henrietta's with thick eyebrows and a moustache added to disguise it.



Pink Narrow Gauge Coaches

A pink narrow gauge coach was created for the Capsule Plarail range to feature in a set focused on female characters.

Merchandise

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Merchandise


TeleStory characters

These characters make a cameo appearance in the first scene of Thomas Visits the Toy Shop. Two unknown engines (a red one that resembles Henry and a dark blue one that resembles Thomas, respectively) appear on the bridge above Thomas. Some grey coaches with window surroundings resembling Annie and Clarabel also appear.

Technical Details

Basis

Due to being a recolour of Henry, the red tender engine is based on a London, Midland & Scottish Railway's "Black Five". The dark blue tank engine is based on an LB&SCR Class E2 0-6-0T, like Thomas. Finally, the coaches are based on LB&SCR four-wheeled coaches like Annie and Clarabel.

Appearances

Audio Files

The Red Engine

First Used Last Used Sound Effect
Thomas Visits the Toy Shop Thomas Visits the Toy Shop

'Arry and Bert's Triplet

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A third diesel accompanying 'Arry and Bert appears as a non-playable character in the 2006 video game, Right on Time. The three diesels are runaways, so the player has to capture them and send them to the engine depot. He does not have the words "Sodor Ironworks" on his side.

Technical Details

Basis

This diesel is based on a British Rail (BR) Class 08 diesel-electric shunter, like 'Arry and Bert.

Livery

This diesel is painted green-grey with yellow hazard stripes on the front and with a yellow cab, like 'Arry and Bert.

Appearances

Video Games

Oliver's Twin

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Appearances

Video Games

  • 2016 - Express Delivery

John

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John is a saddletank engine, who resembles Percy. He was an example of the "Design Your Own Engine" game featured on the Official Website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social media pages.


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