Tanya Cooper

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Tanya is a fictional character from the children's TV show Shining Time Station


  • Harry Cooper: Harry is Tanya's grandfather. He is the one that first brought her to the station and introduced her to Matt and Stacy Jones.
  • Kara Cooper: Kara is Tanya's cousin. She visited the station around the time that Tanya left.

Relationships with Other Characters

  • Tanya has met every character from the first season, as well as many from the second and third seasons of Shining Time, aside from the Jukebox Puppet Band.
  • When Tanya first arrived, she and Matt didn't get along very well. But by the second or third episode, the two were great friends.


  • Tanya is normally seen wearing a blue shirt and black pants.

Famous Quotes

From 'Tis A Gift

  • MATT: Should we make these out to "Santa Claus, the North Pole, Alaska"?
  • TANYA: The North Pole's not in Alaska. The North Pole's...in the North Pole.

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