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Sir Topham Hatt's Assistants are two valets dressed in blue uniforms whom Sir Topham Hatt is often accompanied by.


Sir Topham Hatt's Assistants are men who are often seen helping Sir Topham Hatt when he is working. Various men appear with him, but the two that mainly appear is a man with blonde hair and a man with brown hair.


Sir Topham Hatt’s two valets are stoic and silent. They do not talk, nor do they ever appear out-of-uniform. Generally, they are inclined to display emotions akin to that of Sir Topham Hatt, but both have shown a humorous side, such as smirking at each other or exchanging smug looks when Sir Topham Hatt or someone else does something odd or humorous. While the two are never seen speaking to each other, they have shown apt teamwork skills and compatibility when working together, even in physically strenuous situations. While it is not known where they live or what they do in their off-time, since they are seen with Sir Topham Hatt around the clock, it is safe to say they live near the Hatt residence to be on call for duty.


The two men wear the standard Stationmaster uniform, they have blonde and brown hair respectively, the blonde man has light blue eyes, while the other has dark brown eyes.


The Blond-haired Assistant

Thomas & Friends


The Brown-haired Assistant

Thomas & Friends


Voice Actors

Blond Assistant:

Brown-Haired Assistant:


  • Concept art for the twelfth series episode, Saved You!, refers to the men as minders.
  • In the sixteenth series episode, Percy and the Calliope, the Fat Controller's assistants are referred to as helpers.
  • In the music video Down by the Docks, the Lighthouse Keeper is seen with one of their fifth series heads.
  • The only time the blond assistant is observed to speak is in the eighteenth series episode, Signals Crossed.
  • The only time the brown-haired assistant is observed to speak is in the twenty-first series episode, Terence Breaks the Ice.
  • The brown-haired assistant has been shown driving Sir Topham Hatt's Car on several occasions. In addition to that, the blond assistant is the only other person besides The Fat Controller to be shown driving Winston.
  • Following the twenty-first series, they no longer accompany Sir Topham Hatt.


* RWS only | ** T&F only | --- Dropped