Since August 15, the new 'Thomas the Tank Engine' theme park has been open for family fun!

The park cost $25 million to make, has over eleven rides all themed with different characters and a 20 minute train ride on a life size Thomas.

Park operators claim that the park is the biggest 'Thomas the Tank Engine Land' in the world.

Since the 1940's, the story book and later television show, have been popularized for young children and promise to bring many of these avid fans to the park as well.

With additional reporting by Madelyn Pellegrino