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Hashire! The "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends" Steam Locomotive is alive! (走れ!きかんしゃトーマスとなかまたち 蒸気機関車は生きている) is a Japanese documentary aired in 2005.

Plot

The documentary's host Gaku Hamada visits various railway themed attractions in the UK to learn about the history of Thomas and Friends. He travels to Sodor's island neighbour, the Isle of Man, and meets many engines on the Island's railways. Not only does he go to various heritage railways, but he also pays a visit to the National Railway Museum in York, drives a traction engine at a rally, and learns how to clean, fire, and drive a steam engine on the Bluebell Railway.

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Trivia

  • The Beatles' songs: With a Little Help from My Friends (original) and Ticket to Ride (orchestra) are played at the beginning of this documentary.

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