This article is about the VHS. You may be looking for the engine, the baby, the Story Library book, the Engine Adventures book, the Railway Series book, the Railway Series compilation book, the magazine story, the video game, the 1984 handheld game, the 1993 console game or the Kids Station game.

Thomas the Tank Engine is a UK VHS release featuring six first series episodes narrated by Ringo Starr. It was one of three tapes originally released in a Watch and Play video pack with a colouring book and its pens.


Thomas is a cheeky little engine. He has six small wheels, a short stumpy boiler and a short stumpy dome.

Wearing a No. 1 on his side and never letting anyone forget it, Thomas is joined in his adventures on the Island of Sodor by his many engine friends.

Enjoy these 6 Thomas stories brought to life by storyteller Ringo Starr.


  1. Thomas and Gordon
  2. Edward and Gordon
  3. Thomas and the Guard
  4. Thomas Goes Fishing
  5. Dirty Objects
  6. Off the Rails


  • Some releases are alternatively labelled as "Thomas and Gordon and Other Stories".
  • The sleeve uses illustrations by Owen Bell.
  • BoCo can be seen in the illustration on the back cover.


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