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Thomas is a blue tank engine.


  • Tomy Trains (1992-1998 - UK/US)
    • Moves forward and backward, driver figure in the cab, sticker details with red rear lining, magnetic couplings, powered by an AA battery.
  • Plarail/Tomica World (1992 - Japan; 1998 - Thomas Starter Set)
    • Red running board, chassis with four wheels, moves forwards and hook and loop couplings.
  • Plarail/Tomica World/Motor Road and Rail (1992-2002 - Japan; 1998-2007 - other countries)
    • Updated chassis with additional pair of dummy wheels.
  • Plarail/Motor Road and Rail (2003-2018 - Japan; 2003-2005 - US)
    • New face, stripes around the boiler, white running board, single rear headlight sticker.
  • TrackMaster by HiT Toy Company (2007-2009 - US; 2008-2009 - UK)
    • Different sticker details, stripes around the boiler, slight face modification.
    • White power switch
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (2009-2012)
    • Updated face, screwdriver required for the battery compartment, removed bunker lining.
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (2010-2013)
    • Updated body with molded rear headlight, CG style face, only available with sets.
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (2012-2014)
    • Redesigned body and motor, matte roof, new CG style face.
  • Motorized Railway (2014-present)
  • TrackMaster (Revolution) by Fisher-Price (2014-2019)
    • Redesigned body, new wheel rubber, the motor with enhanced performance, powered by two AAA batteries.
  • Plarail (2018-present)
    • Updated CG style face.
  • TrackMaster (Revolution)/Motorized by Fisher-Price (2019-)
    • White dots in eyes.


  • Thomas with Annie and Clarabel (Tomy Trains, Tomica World, Plarail, Motor Road and Rail, TrackMaster [HiT Toy Company])
  • Thomas with two half straight track pieces (Motor Road and Rail [US])
  • Thomas with half straight track piece (TrackMaster [HiT Toy Company])
  • Thomas with Green Van and two half straight track pieces (TrackMaster [HiT Toy Company])
  • Thomas with Green Van (TrackMaster [HiT Toy Company])
  • Thomas with Blue Van (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price])
  • Thomas (Motor Road and Rail [US], TrackMaster, Motorized Railway)
  • Thomas with Red Van (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price, Revolution], Motorized)



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