Disney Channel has picked up the rights to the U.K. preschooler series Chuggington from Ludorum.
The series will launch on Disney Channel with 52 episodes in the spring of 2010.
The series has been a successful one around the world for Ludorum, having already been licensed in 145 territories. The series airs on BBC CBeebies in the United Kingdom, Super-RTL in Germany, TF1 in France, ABC in Australia and Treehouse in Canada.
Ludorum has commenced production this year on 26 new 10-minutes episodes, which also have been acquired for the U.K. by the BBC.