Matt Jones

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Matt Jones is a fictional character from the TV show Shining Time Station. He was one of the first two kids to visit the station on an almost daily basis.


  • Stacy Jones: Matt is one of Stacy's two nephews. She is the one that first showed Matt the station.
  • Gracie Jones: Gracie is Matt's great-great-aunt. She was the original owner of Shining Time.
  • Dan Jones: Dan is Stacy's other nephew. Matt and Dan are cousins.

Relationships with Other Characters

  • Matt has met every character from the first season as well as several characters from the second and third seasons, except for the Jukebox Puppet Band.
  • Upon first arrival, Matt and Tanya didn't get along very well. But, by the second or third episode, they became great friends.


  • Matt is usually seen wearing a tan shirt and khakis.

Famous Quotes

From "A Place Unlike Any Other"
MR. CONDUCTOR: And what is your name?
MATT: Matt...Matthew...Matt!

The world of Shining Time Station
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TV Series: Shining Time Station
Series particulars
How the Station Got Its Name  • Thomas and the Magic Railroad •
Main Characters

Harry Cooper • Billy Twofeathers  • Matt Jones • Dan Jones • Tanya Cooper • Kara Cooper • Stacy Jones • Schemer • Becky • Jukebox Puppet Band • Thomas the Tank Engine

Recurring Characters

J.B. King • Mayor Flopdinger • Midge Smoot • Ginny • Schemee • Barton Winslow •

1-Hour Special Characters

Kit • Max Okowski •


Island of Sodor  • Shining Time Station

Significant people and organisations
Rev. W.V. Awdry (Creator of "Thomas the Tank Engine")Christopher Awdry
The Britt Allcroft CompanyGullane Entertainment
Other relevant pages
Thomas and Friends Portal
The Railway Stories (audiobooks)Thomas and Friends video releasesShining Time Station
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends merchandiseWorkforce:Shining Time Station