Hector is a durable die-cast Take-n-Play coal hopper that can connect to other Thomas and Friends Take-n-Play engines and vehicles with magnet connectors that connect either way. Made of durable die-cast metal with magnet connectors that connect either way. Perfect for Thomas & Friends Take-n-Play Portable Fold-Out Play sets. Measures: 3.50 inch long. Made by Fisher-Price who are well-known for quality control in product making. Confirms to the safety requirements of ASTM F963. Recommended for ages 3 and up.