The Sodor Line Caboose is a red brake van seen in magazine illustrations.


  • 1992-1993 (staples, flat magnets, partially red roof)
  • 1994-1995 (no staples, flat/round magnets, fully black roof)
  • 1996 (smaller round magnets) 
  • 1997 (larger round magnets, thicker wheels)
  • 2013 (added windows and moved text, only available in sets)



  • The Sodor Line Caboose was recalled for red lead paint in 2007.
  • The back of the Sodor Line Caboose's 1999 and 2002 Character Cards refer to it as a "he" but it has no gender.
  • Most Character Cards of the Sodor Line Caboose outside North America (most notably the 2010 card) refer to it as a brakevan.


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