The Great Race movie will introduce 13 new engines from around the world, including Axel of Belgium, Rajiv of India and Britain’s The Flying Scotsman.

Fisher-Price to launch new Thomas & Friends: The Great Race line

Fisher-Price is set to launch a range of new toys based onthe upcoming Thomas & Friends movie, The Great Race.

Products that will support The Great Race release include 11 new engines and play-sets based on the release as well as the new TrackMaster Thomas Sky-High Bridge Jump Set.

Arriving for television, theatrical and DVD release this summer, The Great Race will introduce 13 new engines from around the world including Axel of Belgium, Rajiv of India and Britain’s The Flying Scotsman, who is the brother of regular character Gordon.

The Great Race is set to air on PBS (US), DHX (Canada), Super RTL (Germany), Gulli (France), MiniMini (Poland), Minimax (Eastern Europe), Medialaan (Belgium) and RTL Telekids (Benelux), with many more still to be announced.

The special will also land in UK cinemas on May 22nd.

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