Posts Tagged ‘Thomas’

Thomas The Tank Engine – Accidents Can Happen

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Accidents can happen on the Island of Sodor. Watch your favorite tank engines: James, Henry, Thomas, Gordon, Ben, Spencer, Diesel 10 and their adventures – a…
Video Rating: 3 / 5

My son has the O scale Thomas the Train made by Lionel part# 6-31956 I need replacment parts catalog?

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Question by gr8_1_e: My son has the O scale Thomas the Train made by Lionel part# 6-31956 I need replacment parts catalog?
I do not have manual Lionel’s web site does not show any pictures and I do not have the parts to get a part# I need to replace the roof and front face section and some broken couplers few other misc parts any help would be great thanks

Best answer:

Answer by Steven D
Take it to a good train shop in your area. If you don’t have one get a copy of Model Railroader and check the advertisers section. Over the years I’ve learned that children are into hard play with their trains. I was one until I learned that you can have just as much fun weathering and setting up dioramas and scenes.

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Trackmaster Stafford Thomas The Tank Engine Train with Spencer & Henry

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Thomas and Friends Stafford as seen in Episode 17 of Series 16. Tomy Takara Plarail compatible. Spencer shows Stafford around Sodor but does not heed Victor’s warning that Electric Engines can run out of battery power. ( Anybody who uses Trackmaster trains regularly will know Stafford’s problem!!!!) Stafford is being released as a Greatest Moments Train with 2 trucks. We’ve just bought him on his own. The 2 trucks shown in our video are not the 2 trucks to be supplied but they are the nearest we can find to the ones shown in marketing material.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Battlefield Line ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ 65 Years. 1st May 2010

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The 1st May 2010 on the Battlefield Line Railway marked the Official 65th Anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine. As usual, the Railway made sure this event was commemorated in style as I’m sure this video shows! At the beginning we see the event officially opened by a marching Silver Band and Thomas making a grand entrance as he breaks through the ribbon. Other attractions throughout the day featured: Engine races, brakevan rides with Fergus, sing-a-long songs, story re-enactments, face painting, punch and judy, interactive model railway and a chance to fill up Thomas’s tanks. Highlights of the are: the engine races shown throughout, YouTuber Steampics being soacked with water at 5:50(!!), the Water Pistol fight between drivers at 6:55, my favourite quote of the weekend at 8:40 over the tannoy system, the rather embarrasing ‘Wheels on Thomas’ dance at 9:03 (which I was requested to put on!) and the rather ‘sweet’ Birthday Coal Cake at the end of the video. Locomotives in Operation were: -Jinty No.47327 (Thomas) -LNER B1 No.1306 ‘Mayflower’ (Henry) -Aveling & Porter ‘Blue Circle’ (Fergus) -Class 25 No.D5217 (Boco) -Hybrid DMU Class 116 & Class 118 (Daisy) The whole reason for me going was to help run the Soar Valley Model Railway Clubs’ Interactive Model Railway layout which uses Thomas Stock from the Hornby range, helping to raise money for Rainbows Childrens Hospice in loughborough as well.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

LGB F7 Southern Pacific, 2018D Steam, Lionel Thomas G

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Thomas the Tank Engine pulls a few trains (along with the help of kind old LGB F7 A&B units). On the smaller track is an LGB 2018D American Steam locomotive. G Scale.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Is Melissa and Doug Railway set compatible with Take Along Thomas and Friends trains?

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Question by : Is Melissa and Doug Railway set compatible with Take Along Thomas and Friends trains?
Melissa and Doug 130 pc railway set says it is compatible with “Thomas,” but there are 3-4 different sizes of Thomas trains series. I bought Lionel Railroad set, but the rails were too wide for Take Along Thomas and Friends trains that we had. I searched for the width of Melissa and Doug railroad but couldn’t find it anywhere. If anyone has Melissa and Doug Railway set, how wide is the rail from one grid to the other? Is it narrow enough to fit the die-cast Thomas trains?

Best answer:

Answer by batraylover
The Melissa and Doug Wooden Railway set is compatible with both Thomas and Brio wooden train systems. The Take Along Thomas and Friends sets are different then the traditional Thomas sets and are not compatible with the Thomas Wooden Railway. The Thomas Wooden Railway is the ONLY Thomas set that is compatible with the Melissa and Doug Wooden Railway set.

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Thomas and the Disappearing Trains – The Finale

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Thomas, Percy and James explore Charnwood Forest Garden Railway before coming back home with a surprise. Our G Scale Thomas & Friends™ collection are made by Bachmann Trains and are great fun for the whole family. Thomas & Friends™ is owned by HIT Entertainment.

Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends train 16mm scale G scale garden railway railroad

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Thomas being a really useful engine on my garden railway the Waltham & Lincolnshire Coast Railway.
Video Rating: 3 / 5

Thomas the Tank Engine

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Complete train set up done by Shane.
Video Rating: 3 / 5

Thomas Darker Side Ep2

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Ready for another trip to the dark side of Thomas the Tank? Here’s a very special look into the dangerous dark side of the illegal toy industry making Thomas & Friends toys. If you can’t stand the sight and sounds of some very distorted Thomas models this is not a video for you. This is a follow on from my video Thomas V Thomas and Thomas Dark Side Ep1. I take a detailed look at how one of these models produces smoke and get lost in different fluids to produce smoke for model trains. There is a special warning before the Transformer model is shown, possibly the most distorted Thomas Tank I have in my collection. Sadly these toys present real hazards and are potential killers to very young children. All toys were purchased from stores in Sydney’s western suburbs markets. Web Links: Some web pages related to model train smoke: Model train collectors strive to make their model train sets look as realistic as possible by painting them the colors of real-life trains, adding different cars to their trains and creating diorama around the tracks. So it only makes sense that model train collectors and owners would make their locomotives produce “smoke” as they chug around the track, despite the fact the trains run on electricity. Different mixtures can be combined to create model train smoke. 1 Fill a quarter of the measuring cup with glycerine. Fill the
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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