It is very exciting to announce that Mattel (Thomas & Friends' new owner) is investing a lot of money for this 2013 to give Thomas a full makeover, and that includes our loved Take-n-Play range.
To keep updated with the new CGI Series the packaging has changed now showing a picture of the character as seen on the regular TV Series episodes or specials.
And it is unknown why but the production of the range moved from China to Thailand, this means that the models changed in design. Now most of their details that are placed on the roof, firebox, or tank are done in plastic (for example Thomas' dome, or Belle's bell). And their wheels have now small little holes in the middle, it is also unkown what is that for. Check the gallery to see the diff…Read more >