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Thomas and Friends Battery Operated James

product code: 136386

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Thomas and Friends Battery Operated James
Thomas and Friends Battery Operated James
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product information

Your little one will love watching James from Thomas the Tank Engine making his own way around: great paired with any of the Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway sets, James can even travel up and down bridges and hills.

Easy to use, Thomas features an on/off button, and has magnetic couplings behind him to allow your little one to connect other wagons and vehicles (available separately). He comes with a wagon to trail around with him as he travels around.

Quick facts:
-Battery-powered train toy
-Simple on/off switch
-Compatible with the Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway range
-Includes wagon.

Requires 1 x AA battery.

Not suitable for children under 36 months.

How does this help my child ?

  • Discover the World
    Discover the World

    This toy inspires your child to explore and enjoy the world around them.

  • Imagination

    This toy encourages your child to enjoy using their imagination.

  • Social skills
    Social skills

    This toy helps your child learn how to make friends and enjoy company.


  • Weight: 0.341 kg
  • Height: 11.5 cm
  • Width: 19 cm
  • Depth: 6 cm

Thomas and Friends Battery Operated Jame reviews verified by Reevoo

(7.4 out of 10)
Fun Factor
Value for money
Overall rating
Scores 7.4 out of 10 based on 7 reviews
(5 out of 10)


Bristol GB
Reviewer left no comment
Does not run well on wooden rail track as it gets stuck on curves.
Confirmed purchase: 20 November 2014
Published on: 28 February 2015
(9 out of 10)


As this is a gift I cannot answer entirely correctly, but this particular engine was very difficult to find. Do hope it lasts!
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 13 November 2014
Published on: 12 December 2014

Here's a list of the questions other shoppers have asked owners of the Thomas and Friends Battery Operated Jame

  1. Wendy asked on
    Is this train compatible with ELC big city track please?
    Best wishes
    1. Gavin replied on
      c Early Learning Centre
      Thank you for your enquiry.
      As included within the product information online, this is compatible with the Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway range.
      This in turn is compatible with the Big City Wooden Rail Train products and those made by brio.
  2. A shopper asked on
    Are these compatible with the brio train track too?
    1. Alison replied on
      Customer Care Team Early Learning Centre

      Thank you for your query,

      Yes the Thomas and Friends Battery Operated James is compatible with the brio train track.

      Hope this helps
delivery & returns

This product is available for:

Standard Delivery

Normally delivered within 5 working days (exclusions apply including postcode restrictions and extended timescales). Exceptional delivery circumstances beyond our control such as bad weather or courier delays may cause your order to take longer to deliver.

Express Delivery

Delivery within 2 working days to UK mainland addresses. Regrettably this service is unavailable for deliveries to Northern Ireland.

Click and Collect Delivery

Collect from your local store. This service is available in the UK only.Please be advised that we will hold your order for a maximum of 7 days, after which time your order will be returned to our warehouse

UK returns

ELC are happy to refund or exchange any unused merchandise returned within 28 days of purchase upon production of your receipt, as long as they are returned in an unused condition and in their original packaging. Please see Terms and Conditions for details. This does not affect your rights if the product is faulty or mis-described.

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