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"They call me Old Slow Coach and told me I wasn't useful any more. Now only the mice ride in me!"
— Old Slow Coach, Thomas, Percy and Old Slowcoach, fifth season

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Old Slow Coach
  • Class: Falmouth Coupe TRI brake coach
  • Builder: GWR Swindon Works
  • Built: 1893

Old Slow Coach, or simply known as Coach, is a GWR Victorian luxury coach.

Bio

Old Slow Coach was a luxurious coach when she was first brought to the Island of Sodor, but was eventually replaced by modern rolling stock. Sent to the scrap yards, Old Slow Coach was luckily found and saved by Thomas and Percy, so she is once again very useful indeed.

Old Slow Coach was long due for the scrapheap when Thomas and Percy met her, and the two tank engines vowed to find a way to save her. Their chance came sooner than expected when the workmen's hut was destroyed by fire. Thomas and Percy suggested that Old Slow Coach house the workmen while a new hut was being made.

After the hut was rebuilt, Old Slow Coach was restored into a coach, and later became the "old" item for Mrs. Kyndley's daughter's good luck package.

Basis

Old Slow Coach is a Falmouth Coupe TRI brake coach, built in 1893 for the Great Western Railway.

Livery

Old Slow Coach is painted in the Great Western Railway's chocolate and cream livery.

Appearances

Television series

Magazine stories

Voice Actors

Trivia

  • Old Slow Coach is the first coach with moving eyes and a moulded face like the engines, the second being Henrietta, starting from the eighteenth season.
    • Old Slow Coach was also the last sentient coach to be created in the television series until the Slip Coaches in the eighteenth season.
  • In the Spanish, Czech and Polish dubs, Old Slow Coach is portrayed as a male.

Merchandise

Gallery

Merchandise Gallery

North Western Railway rolling stock
Annie and ClarabelHenriettaElsieToadIsabel and DulcieAlice and MirabelS. C. RuffeyFred PelhayRicketyU.L.P.VictoriaThomas' Other CoachesTroublesome Trucks"The Flying Kipper"The Spiteful Brake VanThe Ballast SpreaderThe Circus TrucksCattle TrucksChina Clay TrucksFfarquhar Quarry Co. TrucksFlatbeds, Conflats and WellwagonsUtility WagonsThe Breakdown TrainBrakevans
Old Slow CoachRockyHectorThe Chinese DragonMail CoachesGordon's Snow MachineThe Jet EngineThe Rock CrusherEmily's CoachesJames' TrucksThomas' TrucksToby's Museum CoachGordon's Special CoachesHenry's Lucky TrucksFlora's Tram CoachThe Photographer's DraisineThe CalliopeOpen-Topped CarriagesStephen's CoachesExpress CoachesThe Royal TrainOld CoachesThe Pump TrolleyMilk WagonsSalt WagonsTar WagonsBranch Line CoachesPlank TrucksPlant VansFuel TankersOil TankersThe Fireworks VansCream TankersJam WagonsRaspberry TankersThe Toffee TankerThe Funfair TrainHopper TrucksThe TravellerSlip CoachesJerome and Judy
The Elderly Brake VanBennett and Co.The New CoachThe Special Stationmaster's HomeThe Carriage CaféThe Animal Sanctuary CoachThe Naughty Pink TruckThe Posh CoachesAnnie and Clarabel's Old FriendCarols on WheelsThe Old Guard's VanThe Play CoachCircus CoachesThe Station Coach

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