Talking Diesel



Item Number:

  • T4199 (2010)
  • CFR96 (2014)

Talking Diesel is a Talking Engine. Diesel speaks phrases and his headlamp lights up when his button on his cab is pressed.


  • Take-n-Play version (uni-polar magnets, chuffing sounds in wheels, made in China) (2010-2012)
  • Take-n-Play version (CGI style face, updated body, chuffing sounds when button is held, made in Thailand) (2013-2014)
  • Take-n-Play version (bi-polar magnets) (2015-2016)


2010-2012 version:

  • Honk "I'm Diesel!"
  • "I'm a really useful engine too!"
  • Honk
  • "I can beat a steamie any day!"
  • Honk
  • "See you later, rattler!" (US)
  • "See you later!" (UK)

2013-2016 version:

  • Honk "I'm Diesel!"
  • "This race is on!"
  • "Silly steamies!"
  • Honk
  • "Out of my way. I have work to do!" (UK)



  • The 2010 US Talking Diesel is voiced by Michael Brandon. The 2013 US version is voiced by Martin Sherman.
  • The 2010 UK Talking Diesel uses a different horn sound to that of the US version.


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