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Joao was an engine that pulled a goods train to Rio de Janeiro. Thomas and Nia passed him on his way in Brazil.

He is a re-textured version of Raul with an additional moustache.


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Joao is based on a series of three vertical-boiler steam locomotives built by Sentinel in 1931 for the São Paulo Railway. Raul is also based on one of these engines.

His basis is built to run on broad gauge rails, whereas Joao is standard gauge and has added buffers, unlike his real-life counterpart. 


Joao engine is painted grey with green lining. His front is blue and he has yellow and green stripes on his cab. He also has a yellow diamond in a green box on the sides of his cab.

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