It's been many years since he first same to Sodor as a railway engineer. He rose qucikly in the company, being a director at an early age and eventually, chairman. His imposing appearance, no less than his firm but kindly handling of both engines and staff, earned him the affectionate nickname of the Fat Director. Then, after nationalization when he was awarded a knighthood for his services to the railway industry, he become Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller.
- Wind-up (1991)
- Normal (1990) with Lady Hatt or Porter
- Santa Claus with Thomas with tree on flatbed