You may notice something different about Thomas and all his friends these classic toy trains have been redesigned with a fresh look featuring more exposed wood and stylish, contemporary patterns. Thomas & Friends Wood toy trains continue to deliver exceptional quality, imaginative play, and an emotional connection that only these iconic characters can provide. Ashima is fun, feisty and fearless, which makes her very popular. She spends most of her time in her homeland of India, but after her visit to Sodor,sheleft a lasting impression on Thomas and his friends. For a seamless playtime experience, the redesigned toy trains are also compatible with classic Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway track (sold separately and subject to availability). Brand Story: Made with sustainably-sourced, premium beech wood, Thomas & Friends Wood toys deliver classic train and figure play with an innovative, modern design. Kid-friendly, easy-to-build track connectors fit together simply, allowing children to build their layouts and their stories by themselves.