PlayTape® in 50' and 25' rolls can be torn to any length to create track layouts matching a child's imagination. See why the award-winning Track PlayTape® provides hours of railroading Fun that Sticks™!
Perhaps there is no other gift more fun to find under the Christmas tree than a brand new train. Delivering its promise of magic and delight is the Night Before Christmas™ train set. This set comes complete with a 4-6-0 steam locomotive (with operating headlight, smoke, and speed-synchronized sound), tender with coal load, gondola, bobber caboose, and Santa figure. Also included are a 5'4? x 4'3? oval of track (14 pieces), power pack, illustrated instruction manual, and DVD-format video instructions.
The 60-piece Trailblazer set with 4-6-0 locomotive lets you experience all the excitement of the Iron Horse’s journeys through the crossroads of railroading history! This ready-to-run train set includes 4-6-0 steam locomotive with operating headlight, box car, gondola, single-dome tank car, old-time caboose, 34" x 24" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track® (16 pieces), train station, 24 railroad and street signs, 12 telephone poles, power pack and speed controller.
The Ringmaster ready-to-run train set will command your attention and let you know the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey® Circus is coming to town! This ready-to-run train set includes Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey™ 0-6-0 steam locomotive with operating headlight and tender, performers’ car, water tank car, horse stock car, caboose, 47" x 38" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track® (14 pieces), power pack, and speed controller.
With the roar of its mighty motor and a blast of its horn, the Thunder Chief announces its arrival. Commanding the attention of one and all, there is no missing the excitement of the Thunder Chief storming into the station. Featuring a DCC sound-equipped F7-A with a diesel sound package that includes prototypical prime mover, three air horns, and bell–all in polyphonic 16-bit sound that you can control with our E-Z Command® digital control system. This digitally controlled train set with sound features DCC sound-equipped F7-A diesel locomotive, 40’ box car, three-dome tank car, off-center caboose, E-Z Command® Control Center with wall pack and plug-in wiring, and 56" x 38" oval of snap-fit nickel silver E-Z Track® (16 pieces).
A whistle echoes through the walls of a deep valley as you hear the unmistakable chuffing of a classic steam locomotive approaching. The Echo Valley Express is steaming ahead with carloads of coal to fuel America’s hungry furnaces. It features a DCC sound-equipped Baldwin 2-6-0 with a steam sound package that includes authentic prototypical chuff, short and long whistles, bell, air compressor, and blower–all in polyphonic 16-bit sound that you can control with our E-Z Command® digital control system. This digitally controlled train set with sound features DCC sound-equipped 2-6-0 steam locomotive with tender and operating headlight, gondola, quad hopper, off-center caboose, E-Z Command® Control Center with wall pack and plug-in wiring, and 56" x 38" oval of snap-fit nickel silver E-Z Track® (16 pieces).
Sporting a merry hat and equipped with a snow plow, Thomas is ready to brave the winter weather to make sure the Christmas tree and important cargo arrive on time for the Island of Sodor holiday party. The festive Thomas’ Christmas Express will deliver Yuletide fun to children of all ages! This ready-to-run train set includes Thomas the Tank EngineTM with plow, holiday hat, and moving eyes and three cars with international-style hook and loop couplers—Open Wagon with decorated tree, Flat Car with Crated Load and “Merry Christmas” Ventilated Van—56" x 38" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track® (16 pieces), power pack and speed controller.
The Jingle Bell Express rushes last-minute wishes from the North Pole to homes around the world. Decked out in red and green and carrying a sweet cargo of holiday treats, the Jingle Bell Express will deliver merry dreams around your Christmas tree for years to come. This ready-to-run train set includes 0-6-0 steam locomotive with operating headlight and tender, four festive cars, 47" x 38" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track® (14 pieces), power pack, and speed controller.
Get set for traintastic fun with Chuggington™! Based on the popular TV series Chuggington™, Bachmann has introduced two HO Scale Chuggington™ electric train sets. Wilson’s Freight Adventures features a Wilson locomotive with operating headlight, low-sided gondola and box car. Brewster’s Cargo Caper features a Brewster locomotive with operating headlights and two colorful hopper cars. Both ready-to-run sets include a 36-inch circle of snap-fit E-Z Track®, power pack, speed controller and illustrated instruction manual. Separate-sale locomotives and rolling stock are also available to start or expand your collection. Make tracks to Toy Fair Booth #1241 to see Bachmann Trains’ full line of Thomas & Friends™ and Chuggington™ products.
Now you can hear Thomas’ steam sounds! With an analog sound system including whistle, puffs, and steam exhaust upon stopping, this sound-equipped Thomas with moving eyes brings to life the sights and sounds of the Island of Sodor.
Based on the popular TV series Chuggington™ that airs weekdays on Disney Channel’s Disney Junior programming block for kids and their families, and daily on the new 24-hour Disney Junior basic cable and satellite channel, HO Scale Chuggington electric Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Accessories are arriving from Bachmann Trains in 2013. Kids can join their favorite "trainees" —Brewster, Wilson, and Koko— as they ride the rails pulling Chuggington cars that include a Box Car, Low-Sided Wagon, Flat Wagon, Hopper, and Passenger Carriage. Vee, the depot dispatcher, will be there to keep all the Chuggers on schedule.
Featuring a compact size and fanciful designs, Bachmann’s new Large Scale Li’l Big Haulers® are the perfect introduction to model railroading. Choose from three different ready-to-run sets - Fast Freight, Short Line Special, and North Pole Express - that include a steam locomotive with operating headlight, brightly colored freight or passenger cars, hook-and-loop couplers, 4'3" of steel alloy track (12 pieces), and power pack/speed controller. There’s also a full selection of colorful separate-sale Li’l Big Haulers locomotives with tenders, tank engines, hoppers, tankers, coaches, baggage cars, and cabooses. Launch date: November 2012.
Duck is the latest addition to our line of HO scale Thomas & Friends separate-sale locomotives. He features moving eyes and hook and loop couplers. "We're the only licensee of electric HO scale Thomas & Friends train products," Debra Schiff, communications manager for Bachmann Trains, told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2013.
It’s all aboard for BIG railroading adventures and fun with Li’l Big Haulers train sets and separate-sale items. The Short Line Special ready-to-run train set comes complete with steam locomotive with operating headlight and tender, two colorful passenger cars, hook-and-loop couplers on all cars, 4'3" oval of steel alloy track (12 pieces), power pack and speed controller, and illustrated instruction manual. Launch date: August 2012.
The HO scale Liberty Bell Special train set celebrates our cherished Liberty Bell’s historic train travels. This ready-to-run electric train set includes 2-6-0 steam locomotive and tender with operating headlight, 1860-1880 combine “Philadelphia,” 1860-1880 coach “Boston,” flat car with Liberty Bell and flags, body-mounted E-Z Mate® couplers, 47" x 38" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track®, power pack, speed controller, and illustrated instruction manual. We are proud to present the Liberty Bell Special, and through railroading, let you share in the Bell’s rich history. Launch date: 2012.
Wearing a familiar cap and armed with his trusty snowplow, Thomas hauls two festively decorated cars to bring BIG holiday cheer to one and all. Bachmann’s Large Scale Thomas’ Christmas Delivery ready-to-run electric train set (Item No. 90087) includes Thomas the Tank Engine™ (with hat, snowplow and moving eyes), open wagon with presents, coach, 5’4” x 4’3” oval of track (14 pieces), wall pack and speed controller, and DVD-format video instructions. Launch date: February 2012.
The world-famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus has partnered with Bachmann Trains to let kids experience all the excitement of The Greatest Show On Earth® as it travels by rail with this vintage Large Scale ready-to-run electric train set (Item No. 90083) that comes complete with a 4-6-0 steam locomotive (with operating headlight, smoke, and speed-synchronized sound), coal tender, advertising car with lighted interior, elephant stock car, flat car with lion in cage wagon and tiger in cage wagon, 8' 2" x 4' 3" oval of track, and DVD-format video instructions. Launch date: February 2012.
Wearing a familiar cap and armed with his trusty snowplow, Thomas hauls two festively decorated cars to deliver BIG winter fun to one and all. Our new Large Scale Thomas’ Christmas Delivery ready-to-run electric train set includes Thomas the Tank Engine™ (with hat, snowplow and moving eyes), cargo car, coach, track, speed controller, power pack, and DVD video instructions. "This is the only Large Scale Thomas & Friends ready-to-run electric train set with a holiday theme," Debra Schiff, mommunications manager for Bachmann Trains, told TDmonthly. Launch date: January 2012.
Now boarding for Thomas & Friends™ fun! With three platforms, all of the HO scale Thomas & Friends engines can enjoy a full schedule of arrivals and departures. (Two or more kits can be combined to create larger station configurations.) This is the only expandable Knapford Station on the market. Launch date: 2011.
Bachmann welcomes James the Red Engine to our Large Scale Thomas & Friends™ lineup. He features moving eyes and international-style hook and loop couplers. With his shiny scarlet coat and cheerful smile, James the Red Engine is ready for BIG railroading adventures. [Manufacturer’s note: This is the only electric Large Scale James the Red Engine on the market.] Launch date: 2011.
These sheds offer Thomas & Friends™ HO scale locomotives a place of their own after a full day’s work on the Island of Sodor. Five bays and a manually operated turntable keep engines ready for new adventures.
As it streaks across the Alaskan wilderness, the McKinley Explorer treats passengers to breathtaking views of the spectacular scenery and wildlife in special vista-dome cars. Bachmann’s version features models of the train's bi-level dome dining-lounge cars. This ready-to-run train set includes an EMD GP40 diesel locomotive with operating headlight, three full-dome passenger cars (the Knik, Kenai, and Kobuk), a 63" x 45" oval of snap-fit E-Z Track, a power pack/speed controller and an illustrated instruction manual. "Our set has the newest models of the passenger cars," Bachmann Trains Communications Manager Debra Schiff told TDmonthly.
The Troublesome Trucks are needed for a hauling job and Percy is there to see the work gets done without the trucks causing too much mischief. This large scale ready-to-run electric train set comes complete with Percy the Small Engine (with moving eyes), Troublesome Truck #1, Troublesome Truck #2, a 5'4" x 4'3" oval of track, a power pack/speed controller, an illustrated instruction manual and DVD-format video instructions.
This set features a powerful diesel locomotive and three streamlined passenger cars, a 40" x 60" oval of snap-fit roadbed track, and a powerful 80 Watt AC transformer. "This set includes everything needed to get started in O gauge model railroading at an affordable price," Jack Lynch, Communications Manager, Bachmann Industries, Inc., told TDmonthly. Launch date: December 2009.