A little switch engine named Tillie must help the birthday train reach a town that holds a kid's upcoming birthday party. Unfortunetly, it is past by a treacherous mountain.

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Tillie / Missy (voice)
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Farnsworth / Jebediah / Rollo / Perky / Eagle (voice)
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Grumpella (voice)
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Doc / Tower / Panda (voice)
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Georgia (voice)
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Pete (voice)
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Chip / Stretch (voice)
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Eric (voice)
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Jill (voice)
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A little switch engine named Tillie must help the birthday train reach a town that holds a kid's upcoming birthday party. Unfortunetly, it is past by a treacherous mountain.

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The Thrilling Animated Adaption of the Cherished Children's Classic


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The name of Eric's older sister is Jill. Although she wasn't mentioned by name throughout the whole movie, her name can be seen in the credits. See more »

Goofs

Handy Pandy, the panda, is often seen in the fourth car of the birthday train with Perky the elephant before its fall into the trestle. But during the song "Nothing Can Stop Us Now," he's in the third car with Missy and Stretch. See more »

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Mountain Cave: Too little... too little...
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Version of The Little Engine That Could (2011) See more »

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Nothing Can Stop Us Now
Lyrics and Music by Mark Mueller
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Superb childhood entertainment!
20 July 2004 | by (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

As a father of a young boy who loved trains as a toddler, I can wholeheartedly recommend this movie to other adults with children who may happen to find themselves in similar positions; read the readily available picture book before, after or - even! - during viewing this video: 'I think I can ... I think I can ... I think I can ...' is a GREAT message to embed in young minds, ain't it? The story is about a small, blue engine asked to take over from older, more experienced engines who have somehow failed to function on a journey carrying an exceptionally important cargo: TOYS! - to the children on the other side of the mountain. Who could resist, eh?


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