Diesel believes that Steamies are no match for Diesels. Oily, scheming, and ever ready to stir up trouble in the shed, Diesel's characteristic smirk is a sure sign that some Steamie, somewhere is in for a bit of trouble. However, given a chance, Diesel wants to show that he's a Really Useful Engine too! Diesel has shunted more freight cars in one day than any other diesel. He is based on a British Rail Class 08 Diesel-Electric Shunter.
Bachmann carefully reproduces your favorite Thomas & Friends™ characters in Large Scale. All locomotives feature realistic faces with moving eyes, operating electric drive mechanisms, highly detailed plastic body shells, all-metal wheels, and international-style hook-and-loop couplers.