Thomas' new female friends

 
  awsgc24 Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney
A SMH article indentifiels Thomas the Tank Engines as sexist, if not fascist, for having so few female characters.

There Emily the Single (2-2-2) engine, which is a old obsolete design despite her nice smile.

There Henrietta, one of Thomas' two branch line passenger coaches.

Are there any other female characters?

See: http://todayspaper.smedia.com.au/smh/default.aspx

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  BrentonGolding Deputy Commissioner

Location: Castlemaine when I'm workin', Maldon when I'm Trainin'
Annie and Clarabel, also coaches. I can't believe that I remember that from my childhood.

BG
  fzr560 Train Controller

isn't the fat controller, female?
  Dangersdan707 Junior Train Controller

Location: On a Thing with Internet
Daisy the railcar?
Mavis?
sure there is some others?
  BrentonGolding Deputy Commissioner

Location: Castlemaine when I'm workin', Maldon when I'm Trainin'
https://reelrundown.com/animation/The-Women-of-Sodor-A-Guide-to-the-Female-Charaters-of-Thomas-and-Friends

A little light reading for the SMH Journo and others.

BG
  YM-Mundrabilla Minister for Railways

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
If only some of these people found something REAL to do with their 'talents'........ before they leave for school that is..........
  SinickleBird Locomotive Driver

Location: Platform 1 at Mudgee, waiting for the next train
Thomas really also needs some LGBTIQ friends; maybe some Asian-made locomotive colleagues (bearing in mind that the term 'Asian' when used in UK means 'sub-continental').
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
As long as locos do not change gender, or are deleted, I see no problem. Any character, should a new character I feel.

The real problem is thus:

How many REAL LOCOS are named after males and females - that'l be a interesting one Wink


Regards,
David Head
  YM-Mundrabilla Minister for Railways

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
As long as locos do not change gender, or are deleted, I see no problem. Any character, should a new character I feel.

The real problem is thus:

How many REAL LOCOS are named after males and females - that'l be a interesting one Wink


Regards,
David Head
dthead
Don't encourage them, pllleeeaassseeee.
  Dangersdan707 Junior Train Controller

Location: On a Thing with Internet
not many...
  Typhon Assistant Commissioner

Location: I'm that freight train tearing through the sky in the clouds.
I can't believe that I remember that from my childhood.
BrentonGolding

I can't quite believe I've been watching old episodes on YT. Just as good as I remember. The newer episodes are crap though Razz
  Dangersdan707 Junior Train Controller

Location: On a Thing with Internet
I can't quite believe I've been watching old episodes on YT. Just as good as I remember. The newer episodes are crap though Razz
Typhon
How about the parodies/revoicings on the internet
  awsgc24 Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney
Daisy the railcar?
Mavis?
sure there is some others?
Dangersdan707
Mavis is a road coach.

Hiro is a Japanese locomotive, number 51.
  Dangersdan707 Junior Train Controller

Location: On a Thing with Internet
Mavis is a road coach. Hiro is a Japanese locomotive, number 51.
awsgc24
no look here Mavis
I never mention hiro
  BrianBS Locomotive Fireman

Daisy the railcar?
Mavis?
sure there is some others?
Mavis is a road coach.

Hiro is a Japanese locomotive, number 51.
awsgc24
This post is talking about Female characters.

Hiro is a Japanese MALE name - we had a Hiro (from Mitsubishi) working with us at Comeng for several years when the Class 85's were being built. Nothing female about him !
  awsgc24 Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney
Maybe some Asian-made locomotive colleagues (bearing in mind that the term 'Asian' when used in UK means 'sub-continental').
SinickleBird
Hiro, number 51, is male, asian (Japanese) loco.
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
A SMH article indentifiels Thomas the Tank Engines as sexist, if not fascist, for having so few female characters.

There Emily the Single (2-2-2) engine, which is a old obsolete design despite her nice smile.

There Henrietta, one of Thomas' two branch line passenger coaches.

Are there any other female characters?

See: http://todayspaper.smedia.com.au/smh/default.aspx
awsgc24
The link no longer leads to that story, but didn't all this sexist who-har first surface over five years ago?
Is this article purely rehashing a very old story by some agro British PC feminist?

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