Now your child can control the action and feel like a real engineer with R/C Thomas! The easy-to-use, easy-to-hold remote control is perfect for small hands, allowing young children to bring Thomas to life by moving him forward and backward. R/C Thomas is ideal as the first hands-on, remote control experience for your little engineer! Requires 3 ?AAA? (LR03) alkaline batteries for Thomas and 3 ?AAA? (LR03) alkaline batteries for remote control, not included.