"Hoot and Toot, ready to scoot!"
— Hoot and Toot's catchphrase

Hoot and Toot are British trainee Siamese twin diesel-electric hybrid engines who were introduced in Season 2.


Hoot and Toot tend to bicker and argue at times. They both dislike rules which often gets them in trouble and making them the unusal chuggers working on the Chuggington Railway. Toot is crafty and mischieveious in many episodes, whilst Hoot is more wise and careful.


Hoot and Toot are based on a hybrid between the BR Class 168 DMU and the BR Class 70 Powerhaul diesel, because they were designed for freight like, the BR Class 70, and their cabs' resemblances to the Class 168's.


Hoot is painted blue and white with a teal door, whilst Toot is teal and white with a blue door.




  • Hoot is male while Toot is female.
  • Hoot is stronger than Toot, as seen in Toot's Tall Tale.
  • Hoot and Toot are usually together; however, in some episodes, they are seen apart.
  • Hoot is red-green colour blind.
  • Hoot has 1 horn, while Toot has 2.
  • They live in the Trainee Roundhouse with Wilson, Brewster, and Koko.
  • In German Hoot is called "Leon" and Toot is called "Lea".
  • In Polish Hoot is called "Buczek" and Toot is called "Nutka".
  • In German, their catchphrase is "Lea und Leon sind auf und davon!" - "Lea and Leon are up and away!" In Polish, their catchphrase is "Nutka i Buczek - pierwsi do sztuczek!" - "Nutka and Buczek - first for tricks!"
  • They sometimes describe things as "hooting-tooting."
  • Toot always seeks attention and is highly crafty, much to Hoot's annoyance.
  • They are good friends with Piper.
  • Their situation was a conjoint twins.


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