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Thomas & Friends TrackMaster, Switchback Swamp

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Price
$55.95
Number of Items
1
Manufacturer
Fisher Price
Prime Eligible
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Is Amazon Fulfilled
Amazon Fulfilled
Weight
1.500 Pounds
Length
9.5 Inches
Height
9.5 Inches
Width
4.5 Inches
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Features
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  • ​Large layout features unique green track pieces and elevated portions
  • ​TrackMaster motorized toy trains can race over, under, and around (trains sold separately)
  • ​Includes Fenlands Swamp archway
  • ​Children can connect to other TrackMaster train sets, track packs, and expansion packs (sold separately) to build a bigger motorized railway
  • The set also includes a sign that welcomes little engineers to Fenlands Swamp – a cool location on the Island of Sodor
Description
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Connect the Switchback Swamp expansion pack to other TrackMaster train sets to build a bigger motorized railway!  Featuring a huge layout with green, elevated track, this unique pack lets children create exciting, swamp-themed adventures for their favorite Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends characters!  The set also includes a sign that welcomes little engineers to Fenlands Swamp – a cool location on the Island of Sodor.  With the Switchback Swamp expansion pack, kids can send their motorized Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends trains racing over, under and around!  (TrackMaster trains and additional set...
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My baby going to love this.
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Came in as described.
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Loved it.
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The Switchback Swamp is a great addition to our growing number of TrackMaster tracks.
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It was easy to assemble and the Engine worked well.
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Category: Toy Train Sets
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The usual price range for a toy train set is between $6.44 to $349.99.

If you want to know about toy train sets in general, please go to our Toy Train Sets: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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The Green Bridges of TrackMaster Switchback Swamp
In this video, I explain where we got the green bridges for the Thomas TrackMaster track we ran around our house. This set is still for sale on Amazon. You can ...
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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

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Yes! I recommend this remote train/railway set based on manufacturer ratings. Let's go over the reasons why buying this remote train/railway set now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Manufacturer has very positive reviews on all their products!

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. As you see in my manufacturer report below, Fisher Price (Thomas & Friends) has very positive reviews for their products. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, this is likely a safe bet.

2. This remote train/railway set has positive reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This remote train/railway set has positivereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this remote train/railway set more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

3. The price might go up, so buy now if you need this!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $64.89 $18.73

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 6.64% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this remote train/railway set was $64.89, and the lowest price point was $18.73. The current price isn't close to either the highest or the lowest price point, so it's a fairly reasonable time to make this purchase.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, I've seen a small amount of price movement with this product. From what I've seen, the price is likely to move up or down by an average of 5.99% at a time.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $51.09 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

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4. Make sure Thomas & Friends is a brand you can trust

Thomas & Friends doesn't attract too many people on Amazon among other remote train/railway set brands. I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

5. There are other options, but don't look further if you're looking for the most popular product

image/svg+xml Thomas & Friends Other similar brands: Disney

I found 1 brand that has similar products like this one: Disney. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from Disney. If you're looking for a remote train/railway set with best reviews, a product from Disney gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, you probably can't find a better one than the current product you're looking at. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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