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Your little engineers can join Thomas on a new adventure in a kids’ podcast series featuring stories from Sodor, and more!
Thomas & Friends™ Storytime is a podcast for kids, giving your little train lover access to their favorite engine's big adventures. Stories narrated by special guests, and the familiar voices of the Steam Team, bring the world of Sodor to life, screen-free, for your little engineer to enjoy.
Destination Good Times! Thomas the #1 Tank Engine is rolling into Heritage Railways across the country with the Party Train Tour. While visiting, you and your kids can hop on board for a real train ride with Thomas, grab a party pass to pick up favors at each stop along the way, say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, stop in the party corner for lawn game fun, have a blast in the bubble zone & check out the pop-up gift shop for exclusive Thomas swag! We’re back on track for delivering fun & memories at Heritage Railways across the country. Capacity will be limited and advance tickets are required.
Experience the Island of Sodor when you and your kids make tracks to Edaville Family Theme Park in Carver, Massachusetts - home of Thomas Land! Visitors can enjoy 11 themed attractions like Winston's Skyline Express, Sodor's Cranberry Carousel and the Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster, as well as explore iconic destinations like Knapford Station and Tidmouth Sheds!
This Thomas & Friends™ interactive exhibit features wonderful tie-ins to STEM Education, giving your kids a chance to have fun while learning! Current exhibits are at Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago through May 21 and Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia through September 12!
Thomas Town™ at Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, brings Thomas & Friends to life! Featuring five themed rides, including a train ride with Thomas, Thomas Town™ at Kennywood Park has something for your little engineers and every family member to enjoy, such as themed play and entertainment areas, a stage show with Sir Topham Hatt, Emily, Percy, Gordon and James, and more!
The Rev. W. Awdry crafts tales of steam engines to entertain his young son, Christopher, who was sick in bed, with puffs of steam imagined as conversations. These stories were told over and over until, pressed by his son to be consistent, Awdry finally wrote them down.
Upon persistence of his wife, Margaret, the first Thomas & Friends book is published - The Three Railway Engines.
We meet Thomas! The most famous of Wilbert’s engines arrives in the 2nd book of the series – Thomas the Tank Engine.
The Island of Sodor is “discovered” after Awdry visits the Isle of Man and takes inspiration from the island’s history. He decided upon the name ‘Sodor’ which lies between the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea and Barrow-in-Furness.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, a new live action series, makes its broadcast debut on ITV in the UK and enjoys instant success, attracting an audience of 8.5 million children and adults.
Next stop, America! Thomas pulls into the USA and debuts on PBS as a part of the program, Shining Time Station.
The first Thomas & Friends theme park, Thomas Land, opens at Fuji-Q Highland Theme Park in Japan.
The production of Thomas & Friends content switches to full CGI animation as Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails debuts.
A 50-foot-long Thomas holding 20,000 cubic feet of helium takes part in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade for the first time ever, in preparation for the brands 70th anniversary!
Thomas & Friends partners with the United Nations, incorporating five of the Sustainable Development Goals into content in a preschool way, inspiring the next generation of global citizens.
It is the 75th Anniversary of Thomas & Friends with celebrations including a new Thomas & Friends birthday album, audio stories, a birthday tour and lots of exciting new content!
Discover new cultures and different languages in this new game for kids. Inspire your little conductors' creativity and let their imaginations run wild!
Create your very own train set piece by piece and bring it to life with Thomas and all of his friends. Customize endlessly and let your imagination run free with whirly waterslides, rainbow bridges and more!
Packed with interactive mini games, this customizable magical train set lets your little conductors shape their own fun adventure.
Join Thomas and his friends on exciting racing adventures! Race as your favorite engine on incredible tracks filled with twisty rollercoasters, splashy waterslides and epic jumps!
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