• Released:
    • Plarail: 20 March 1992
    • Tomy Trains: 1992
    • Tomica World, Motor Road and Rail: 1998
    • Plarail (redesigned): 30 January 2003
    • TrackMaster (HiT Toy Company): 2007
    • TrackMaster (Fisher-Price): 2009
    • Plarail (re-release): 29 May 2012
    • Motorized Railway: 2014
    • TrackMaster (Revolution): June 2014
  • Item Number:
    • Tomica World, Motor Road and Rail: 7440
    • Plarail (2003-2012): T-01
    • Motor Road and Rail (US) (individually; 2003): 4786
    • Motor Road and Rail (with track; 2005): 4847
    • TrackMaster (Big Friends; 2009-2013): R9928
    • TrackMaster (Little Friends; 2010): R9205
    • Plarail (2012): TS-01
    • TrackMaster (Big Friends; 2013): CBW89
    • Motorized Railway: BGJ69-BGM84
    • TrackMaster (Revolution) (Big Friends): BML06
    • TrackMaster (Revolution) (Little Friends): DFJ37

Thomas is a blue tank engine.


  • Tomy Trains (1992-1998 - UK/US)
    • Moves forwards and backwards, driver figure in cab, sticker details with red rear lining, magnetic couplings.
  • Plarail (1992 - Japan)
    • Only four wheels with new chassis, moves only forwards and hook and loop couplings.
  • Plarail/Tomica World/Motor Road and Rail (1992-2002 - Japan; 1998-2007 - other countries)
    • Updated chassis with six wheels
  • Plarail/Motor Road and Rail (2003-present - 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.
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (updated face, screwdriver required for battery compartment) (2009-2012)
    • Updated face, screwdriver required for battery compartment.
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (2010-2013)
    • Updated body with moulded rear headlight, CGI styled face, only available with sets.
  • TrackMaster by Fisher-Price (2012-2014)
    • Redesigned body and motor, matte roof, new CGI styled face.
  • Motorized Railway (2014-present)
  • TrackMaster (Revolution) by Fisher-Price (2014-present)
    • Redesigned body, new wheel rubber, and motor with enhanced performance.


  • 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])

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