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This article is about 'wind-up train'. You may be looking for 'Mini Mini Plarail, Pocket Fantasy, Mini Die Cast Collection or Capsule Collection'.

Capsule Plarail (Japanese: カプセルプラレール) is a wind-up train system sold in Gacha machines which uses elements of Plarail by Tomy. The first Thomas range was released in Japan in 2000, with a new series released every few months. In 2013, the fiftieth series of the Capsule Plarail Thomas range was released.

In 2006, some characters were released in other countries in blister packaging, but these were discontinued in 2009. The range was later released in Australia in 2010.


One asterisk (*) denotes items available only in Japan. Two asterisks (**) denotes items only available in Japan and Australia.

Rolling Stock

Non-rail Vehicles




  • James' wheels are red in most of his models, when they should be black.
  • The Chocolate Factory's model uses the exact same model as the Ice Cream Factory, making it look inaccurate to its true television series appearance.
  • Some of Peter Sam's models has his old funnel.
  • Diesel, Splatter, Dodge, Den, Dart, the Arlesdale Railway engines and some models of Rusty are unpowered and have front couplings, thus making them function as pieces of rolling stock.
  • Some of Bill and Ben's models have yellow wheels instead of black or red ones.
  • Quite a few engines wheels are grey when they should be their respective liveries.
  • Express Coaches and Mail Coaches are repainted from JNR Coaches.
  • The Narrow Gauge Coaches are repainted from Annie and Clarabel.
  • Troublesome Trucks are repainted from JNR Tora90000-type.
  • S.C. Ruffey can reproduce the destroyed figure like Toad Stands By.

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