"Bulgy's friend has come, he's red and rude too! He's taking Bulgy's passengers home, so as to leave him free to steal ours!"
— Oliver to Duck, Bulgy, Oliver the Western Engine
Bulgy's Friend
  • Class: AEC Bridgemaster double-decker bus
  • Builder: Associated Equipment Company
  • Built: sometime between 1958 and 1963
  • Drivetrain: 4WD

Bulgy's Friend is a red double-decker bus that is one of Bulgy's close friends, although he was not seen in the railway series or the television series, he did appear in the My Thomas Story Library, Bulgy, however, he appeared to be faceless.


Bulgy's friend was mentioned by Oliver as being rude, just like Bulgy, as he was trying to take Bulgy's passengers home so that Bulgy can steal Duck and Oliver's passengers.


Bulgy's friend is based on an AEC Bridgemaster bus, like Bulgy.


Bulgy's friend is painted similar to Bulgy, red and cream, though he has a light grey middle section.


Railway Series

Television series


Road vehicles
TerenceBertieTrevorGeorgeCarolineBulgyBulgy’s FriendThe Mail VanThe Caterpillar Crane
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