What does a TrackMaster do?

Maintain associated works; Maintain ballasts; Afford on track protection. Maintain clearances, safety devices and markers to ensure a safe rail environment. Restore track alignment; Maintain rails; Maintain turnouts and turnout components. Maintain sleepers; Install and maintain track side lubricators.

What is TrackMaster Thomas?

TrackMaster is a battery-operated toy system manufactured by Fisher-Price, Mattel in the US. The range was launched in 2007 after previous owners, TOMY, lost their licence to HiT Toy Company to make the Motor Road and Rail range.

What are the different types of Thomas tracks?


  • 1.1 Plain track. 1.1.1 Pieces.
  • 1.2 Clickity-Clack Track. 1.2.1 Pieces. 1.2.2 Gallery.
  • 1.3 Traction Rail. 1.3.1 Pieces. 1.3.2 Gallery.

Are Thomas the Train sets worth anything?

They range in price brand new from $11 (USD) to about $32, depending on how many trains are in the package. These are pretty easy to locate online and in your favorite toy stores.

Is Thomas TrackMaster discontinued?

The line was discontinued in December 2018 and was retooled to work with the TrackMaster range.

Do TrackMaster trains work on Tomy track?

Absolutely. Both the Wooden Railway and the Tomy/Trackmaster battery operated trains of all types work on these tracks.

Are all Thomas TrackMaster sets compatible?

Are Trackmaster trains compatible with wooden train tracks? Yes…to some extent. Trackmaster wheels are the same gauge (width) as wooden trains, so the trains will run on wooden tracks. However, they can’t take the tighter curves under their own power without derailing, and they won’t go up the bridges.

Does Thomas adventures fit TrackMaster?

The engines and track from Thomas Trackmaster, Take ‘n Play/Adventures, Wooden Railway, and Geotrax products are NOT compatible with each other.

Is Thomas the train still popular?

Now, 75 years later, children around the globe are still delighting in the stories of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends and their adventures on the Island of Sodor. Thomas has even visited the Strasburg Railroad in Lancaster County a number of times.

How much is a Thomas the Tank Engine worth?

The Thomas the Tank Engine IP has been valued at £1bn (US$1.57bn, €1.38bn), 70 years on from the publication of the first book by Reverend W Awdry.

Is Thomas Adventures compatible with TrackMaster?

What is the difference between Tomy and TrackMaster?

The first sets were made by TOMY, under the name Motorized Road & Rail System, and have blue track. In 2007 it was rebranded to TrackMaster, and was made by HIT Toy Company. The new track was brown, and everything was compatible with the TOMY track with the help of adapters.