The sixteenth season of the television series aired during February and March 2012 in the UK and between April and September in the US. The twentieth episode did not air in the UK until Christmas Day 2012.


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US title (bottom)

Original UK

release date

Episode number #
"Race to the Rescue" 20th February 2012 #01
Flynn is able to run on the roads again, but he is nervous because his wheels wobble.
"Ol' Wheezy Wobbles" 21st February 2012 #02
Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. The Logging Locos do not know what to do, but Thomas is sure he can help.
"Express Coming Through" 22nd February 2012 #03
Dowager Hatt is having a party for some very important visitors.
"Percy and the Monster of Brendam" 23rd February 2012 #04
Percy believes one of Salty's tales and looks for "the monster of Brendam".
"Ho Ho Snowman" 24th February 2012 #05
Charlie hides behind a snowman and tricks Henry into thinking it is alive.
"Flash Bang Wallop!" 27th February 2012 #06
A photographer wants to take some pictures of the engines for a book.
"Thomas and the Rubbish Train"

"Thomas and the Garbage Train"

28th February 2012 #07
Thomas helps Whiff pull a train to the waste dump.
"Thomas Toots the Crows" 29th February 2012 #08
Thomas tries to keep the crows off Farmer McColl's seeds.
"Bust My Buffers!" 1st March 2012 #09
Gordon's bufferbeam is broken and he is given a diesel's bufferbeam.
"Percy and the Calliope" 2nd March 2012 #10
Percy tries to save a calliope from the Smelter's Yard.
"Thomas and the Sounds of Sodor" 5th March 2012 #11
Thomas helps a great composer look for inspiration.
"Salty's Surprise" 6th March 2012 #12
Edward tries to find Salty a Christmas present.
"Sodor Surprise Day" 7th March 2012 #13
Thomas tries to get Gordon to have fun on Sodor Surprise Day, but ruins the fireworks.
"Emily's Winter Party Special" 8th March 2012 #14
Emily thinks she will be chosen to pull the present train if she finds Sir Topham Hatt's hat.
"Muddy Matters" 9th March 2012 #15
James needs to travel on muddy tracks to get Farmer McColl's sheep to the fair, but does not want to dirty his paintwork.
"Whiff's Wish" 12th March 2012 #16
Whiff wishes that he was as grand as Spencer.
"Welcome Stafford" 13th March 2012 #17
Spencer shows Stafford, the new electric shunting engine, around Sodor, but ignores Victor's warning that Stafford's batteries could run out.
"Don't Bother Victor!" 14th March 2012 #18
The Thin Controller leaves Peter Sam in charge of the narrow gauge railway.
"Happy Birthday Sir!" 15th March 2012 #19
Thomas and Winston, the new track inspection vehicle, look for an open-top carriage for the Fat Controller's birthday.
"The Christmas Tree Express" 25th December 2012 #20
Toby gets scared when he takes Rheneas to Misty Island to pick out a Christmas tree.


  • Thomas and Percy
  • Go, Go Thomas (different lyrics and footage)
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