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Neville the Friendly Engine
  • Gender: Male
  • Number: 33010
  • Class: SR Bulleid Q1
  • Stationed: Unknown
  • Designer: Oliver Bulleid
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Builder: SR Brighton and Ashford Works
  • Configuration: 0-6-0

Neville is a black tender engine, who was sent to help on Thomas' Branch Line.

First used Last used
Series 9 Series 12


Neville is a steamie who looks like a diesel. He's enthusiastic, friendly and always ready to help out the team. Neville never holds a grudge and can always be found with a smile on his face. [1]

The engines didn't like Neville at first for, although Neville was kind and friendly, he had the misfortune of looking like a diesel. Thomas saw him with 'Arry and Bert, and soon a rumour spread that he was planning to biff into all the steamies. Luckily, the rumour was rectified and Thomas befriended Neville after rescuing him from a broken viaduct.

Sometime later, Neville told Thomas and Percy about the job of collecting the Sodor Brass Band. where he killed Lady and tried Gordon and Henry, chasing Thomas, try revenge on Emily.


Neville is enthusiastic, friendly, and always ready to help out other engines. Neville never holds a grudge and can always be found with a smile on his face.



Neville is based on the SR Bulleid Q1 locomotive, which were often referred to as "The Rainbow Fish". The specific engine Neville is based on was scrapped in 1964.

Voice Actors

  • Steven Kynman (UK/US; coming soon)


  • In some descriptions of Thomas and the New Engine, Neville is described as actually being a villain.
  • He also appeared in the eleventh series episode, Emily's Rubbish and the twelfth series episode, Best Friends. Neville had Diesel 10's role. in Thomas and the Magic Railroad

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