- Milk Barrel Car (from the Sodor Dairy Cars)
- Honey Barrel Car (from the James Goes Buzz Buzz DVD)
- Sugar Barrel Car (from the Sodor Cookie Cars-5 Pack)
- Sodor Steamworks Barrel Car (from the Bish Bash Bosh 3-Pack)
- Jellybean Barrel Car (from the Thomas and the Jellybean Car)
- Vicarstown Dieselworks Barrel Car (from the Diesel Fuel Depot)
- A Barrel Car can hold two barrels.
- In its individual release, one barrel held oil and one barrel held petrol.
- The Barrel Car was one of the first items with a fully plastic body.
- The blue Barrel Car was first sold in the Barrel Loader.
- The Barrel Car's 2003 character card labels it as "Barrel Truck".
- The Aquarium set has an Exclusive light green barrel car.