Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia
Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia

Zhiyuan (Mandarin: 致远) is a Chinese ship that appears in Big World! Big Adventures! and travels between San Francisco Docks in the United States and Shanghai Harbour in China. Thomas boards the ship at San Francisco Docks after asking Carter to put him on a ship bound for China in order to find Nia.

Technical Details


Zhiyuan consists of a white superstructure and a black body with red stripes.



  • The Ship is a retexture of the Sodor Line.
  • In real life, Zhiyuan was the name of a Chinese naval cruiser built in England in 1885. It was later sunk in combat in 1894.


Thomas & Friends

CGI Series


Non-rail vehicles

* RWS only | ** T&F only | *** Other Media only