This article is about the talking version. You may be looking for the Talk 'n' Action version.
Talking Thomas


  • September 2004 (first Plarail version)
  • 2009 (TrackMaster [HiT Toy Company] version)
  • 2010 (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price] version)
  • 27 December 2013 (second Plarail version)
  • 2014 (TrackMaster [Revolution] version)

Item Number:

  • R9626/T0955 (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price])
  • OT-01 (Plarail)
  • CDB84 (TrackMaster [Revolution])
Talking Thomas is a Plarail and TrackMaster item.


  • Plarail version (coach-driven, responds to movements such as slopes) (2004-2010 - Japan)
  • TrackMaster by HiT Toy Company version (Flip Face version) (2009 - US)
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price version (Button with phrases and whistle sounds, and random phrases are heard when moving) (2009-2014 - US; 2010-2014 - UK)
  • Plarail version (redesigned with CGI styled face, up to 50 phrases) (2013-present - Japan)
  • TrackMaster (Revolution) by Fisher-Price version (redesigned with attachable car) (2014-present - US/UK)


TrackMaster (HiT Toy Company) version:

  • "I'm Thomas. I'm the number one engine."
  • "I've discovered a very old engine named Hiro."
  • "Watch out for the jam!
  • "I'm helping to build the Duke and Duchess' brand new summer house."

TrackMaster (Fisher-Price) version:

  • "Hello, I'm Thomas!"
  • "I'm Thomas! I'm the number one blue engine."
  • "My special special is ready to go!" (US version)
  • "My special delivery is ready to go." (UK version)
  • "Cinders and ashes!"

TrackMaster (Revolution) version:

  • "Hello, I'm Thomas."
  • "I'm on my way!"
  • "I'll chuff and I'll puff to be there on time!"
  • "Coming through!"
  • "I must not delay, I have more jobs to do."
  • "Full steam ahead!"


  • Talking Thomas with Annie and Clarabel from Talking Thomas Coal and Water Depot Set (Plarail)
  • Flip Face Talking Thomas with Green Coal Truck (TrackMaster [HIT Toy Company])
  • Talking Thomas with Stone Truck (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price])
  • Talking Thomas with Red Coal Truck (from Talking Thomas' Bust Through Mine Tunnel) (TrackMaster [Fisher-Price])
  • Talking Thomas with Annie and Clarabel (Plarail)
  • Talking Thomas with Orange Truck (TrackMaster [Revolution])
  • Snow-covered Talking Thomas (from Holiday Cargo Delivery Set) (TrackMaster [Revolution])


  • The 2004 Plarail Talking Thomas is voiced by Keiko Toda, while the 2013 version is voiced by Kumiko Higa.
  • Both the Flip Face and US Talking Thomas models are voiced by Martin Sherman, meanwhile the 2010 UK Talking Thomas is voiced by Ben Small.