Another Facebook contribution from Allan…..
Actually, I don’t think this is true. There’s nothing wrong with Thomas the Tank Engine and I might prefer an LBSCR E1 class and a 4-4-0 to an American monster. I was brought up on Thomas, as was no. 1 son Michael (who wouldn’t eat dinner unless watching a Thomas video.) Anyway, I bet the American ones don’t come with Ringo Starr and the original TV series had some excellent modelling to look at!