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Thomas wooden railway track - compatible cheaper systems?

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Twinklemegan Sat 20-Jun-09 22:37:10

I know this has been done gazillions of times before, but things change and I really need an up to date answer. Are any cheaper wooden railway systems eg the Tesco one or any others, compatible with this system? I object to spending over £1 per piece to expand DS's figure of eight. Thanks. smile

thisisyesterday Sat 20-Jun-09 22:42:28

yup, the tesco stuff fits with it. in fact, pretty much all the other wooden stuff fits with it.

if you have a tk maxx near you they often have bits of the real thomas stuff in though,
i got the jeremy and the airport set for £50 (sells for £120 in ELC atm!)

Twinklemegan Sat 20-Jun-09 22:47:23

Good to know about the Tesco stuff - I hear the bridge is a bit low for the Thomas engines to fit under though, which is a shame. I never thought of trying TK Maxx. Good tip, thanks.

BananaFruitBat Sat 20-Jun-09 22:48:03

Brio - off eBay. DS's set is blardy huge.

nicolamumof3 Sun 21-Jun-09 09:09:13

also look for big jigs in toy shops fab and a fraction of the price.

Twinklemegan Sun 21-Jun-09 22:53:32

Thanks everyone.

Twinklemegan Sun 21-Jun-09 22:54:51

Thanks everyone.

snice Sun 21-Jun-09 22:57:28

Lidl always sell their version of this in the run up to Christmas-very good quality and excellent value set

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