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

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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?

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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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