The nineteenth season of the television series first aired on 21st September 2015 in the UK and on 13th October 2015 in the US.

Episodes Edit

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US title (bottom)

Original UK release date

Episode number #
"Who's Geoffrey?" 21st September 2015 #01
Thomas is late delivering a goods train to Brendam

Docks. In his rush, he bumps into some trucks, causing chaos around the dockyard. Not wanting to get into trouble Thomas blames his accident on a made up engine called Geoffrey. The rumour spreads and soon everyone wants to meet Geoffrey.

"The Truth About Toby" 22nd September 2015 #02
Henrietta reminds Toby to fill up on coal, which makes

him frustrated and forgets to do so. He runs out at Crocks Scrap Yard, leaving him stuck with Reg. Edward sees him twice and Salty comes up with the idea that Toby is going to be scrapped. This is only supported by Reg lifting Toby up into the air to get their attention. The idea spreads and everyone believes Toby will soon be scrapped.

"Lost Property" 23rd September 2015 #03
The Fat Controller is anxious as two grumpy inspectors

have come to inspect the railway, starting with Thomas. Everything seemed to be against him that day though and the inspectors are not impressed. One of the inspector's gold watch is found inside Annie. To prevent an even worse report, Thomas helps return the lost pocket watch to the railway inspector.

"Henry Spots Trouble" 24th September 2015 #04
After he sees the Fat Controller's grandchildren with

chickenpox, Henry worries about catching the disease himself. This feeling grows stronger after he sees Thomas, Paxton and Gordon with spots that he thinks are due to chickenpox.

"Toad and the Whale" 14th March 2016 #05
Toad spots a stranded whale on the beach, but Duck and

Oliver do not believe him. As Oliver puffs by Bluff's Cove again, he soon finds out that there is a whale and calls the Search and Rescue Team. However, the tide is too far out for the whale to be towed back to sea, but Toad has an idea to save the day.

"Very Important Sheep" 15th March 2016 #06
One night, Percy's mail run takes longer than usual and

thus he is running too late to pick up Farmer McColl's sheep for the Maithwaite spring fair. While collecting his train, he biffs into the cattle truck too hard causing it to collide with a rail and make a hole in it. Every time Percy stops along his journey, his sheep escape by running out of the hole and Thomas, Annie and Clarabel find the sheep all along the branch line.

"Salty All At Sea" 16th March 2016 #07
Brendam Docks is quiet, so the Fat Controller tells Salty that he is going to a dockside on the Mainland

to help out. Salty is delighted at first, until he is told the Vicarstown Bridge is under repair, so he will have to go by sea. His imagination runs away with him as he believes scary monsters will be out at sea, so he tries to keep himself busy in an attempt to stay on the island.

"Den and Dart" 17th March 2016 #08
Mavis has an accident at Anopha Quarry and is sent to the Dieselworks.

Den is sent to take her place, while Dart has to stay at the Dieselworks. However, the two always work together and they fear being without the other.

"Helping Hiro" 18th March 2016 #09
Thomas does not wait for his load of pipes to be tied down at the shunting yards

and when he rounds a sharp bend, the pipes fall off his flatbed and Hiro derails. Thomas feels guilty, especially when he fears the Steamworks will not have any spare parts for him. Wanting to help his friend, Thomas ventures into Hiro's old hideout to see if he can try to salvage some left behind parts for Hiro.

"Snow Place Like Home" 5th January 2016 #10
Emily's new piston rods are stranded at the depot.

Wanting an excuse to have fun in the snow, Kevin goes out to find them. He soon gets stuck in the snow. Fearful of what has happened to his assistant, Victor goes out looking for him, despite his hatred of snow.

"The Beast of Sodor" 6th January 2016 #11
Spencer has to stay on Sodor for a while as the Vicarstown Bridge

has been blocked. One night, he tells everyone he saved the Duke and Duchess from an abominable snowman, worrying Henry. The next morning, Spencer has to work with Henry. Spencer seizes this opportunity to tease him about an abominable snowman which causes Henry to get paranoid about meeting one.

"A Cranky Christmas" 4th January 2016 #12
Thomas is sent to take a special crate to the Town Square from the docks,

but Cranky accidentally drops the crate and he hides it away from Thomas, so he cannot find it. Salty eventually finds it, but Thomas drops it again, before it is revealed what is really inside the crate.

"Diesel's Ghostly Christmas Part One" 7th November 2016 (DVD)

26th December 2016 (Milkshake!)

Diesel starts causing trouble at Christmas time and he gets visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past.

"Diesel's Ghostly Christmas Part Two" 7th November 2016 (DVD)

26th December 2016 (Milkshake!)

Diesel now meets up with two other ghostly engines. The Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Future and he later finds the Fat Controller still at Knapford during the Earl's Christmas party at Ulfstead Castle.

"Slow Stephen" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

11th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

Stephen is a slow engine, but one day, when the Sodor Suspension Bridge collapses, he tries to stop Gordon from crossing the bridge.

"Two Wheels Good" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

12th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

Spencer has to take the Duke and Duchess of Boxford to Castle Loch

for Lord Callan's birthday and he, Thomas and Bertie start boasting about which amount of wheels are best, but Spencer's valve gear snaps, so the Duke and Duchess decide to ride in Thomas instead, who gets stuck behind a fallen tree, then they ride in Bertie who gets a wheel flat after driving over some nails laying in the road, then Mr. Percival calls Harold the helicopter so he can take them to Castle Loch.

"Reds vs. Blues" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

13th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

The Sodor United Football Team are having a match against Barrow football team and Thomas and James are sent to take them to Dryaw FC, but they start competing against one another to see who can get to Dryaw first, which causes confusion and delay.

"Best Engine Ever" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

14th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

Caitlin ends up getting stuck behind Emily who has broken down when she and Connor are having a race and Caitlin takes Emily to the Steamworks and she is amazed how fast Caitlin can go.

"The Little Engine Who Raced Ahead" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

15th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

A new diesel boxcab named Philip arrives on Sodor, who

is very chatty and enthusiastic and he tries to prove to Gordon that he can go really fast and he has a race with him, only to turn out that Gordon never actually took part.

"Philip to the Rescue" 14th March 2016 (DVD)

18th July 2016 (Milkshake!)

Philip starts showing-off to James saying that he is

very strong, so James tries to prove him wrong, but he pulls far too many trucks which causes him to have an accident on a bridge and Philip sacrifices himself by making James land on his roof.

"Rocky Rescue" 24th October 2016 (DVD) #21
Henry has had an accident at the hill leading to

Ulfstead Castle after hitting a fallen rock and Rocky is sent to help out, but his coupling snaps when the rock hits him and he plunges down the hill and derails and the Search and Rescue Team have to work together to put him back on the rails again.

"Wild Water Rescue" 24th October 2016 (DVD) #22
The Search and Rescue Team celebrate their

one-thousandth rescue anniversary and Percy is sent to take the Mayor of Sodor to the centre, but Diesel is jealous and makes Percy go to an old disused quarry while he gets the job of taking the mayor. Percy however crashes into a flood and so does Diesel and the Search and Rescue Team come to the rescue.

"The Other Side of the Mountain" 24th October 2016 (DVD) #23
One day, when Thomas and Bertie race each other, Bertie

takes a shortcut on the other side of a big mountain and Thomas is curious to find out what is on the other side of that big mountain.

"Goodbye Fat Controller"

"Goodbye Sir Topham Hatt"

24th October 2016 (DVD) #24
Percy overhears some workmen talking and thinks the Fat

Controller is leaving Sodor, so he and the other engines go on strike at Tidmouth Sheds.

"No Help At All" 24th October 2016 (DVD) #25
Bill and Ben say that Timothy is no help at all at the

clay pits so they can have some fun, so Timothy is then sent to work at the docks to work with Porter who was on his own due to the fact that Salty had been sent to help out on the Mainland, Emily was being repaired at the Steamworks and Mavis was being repaired at the Dieselworks, but when Salty returns to Sodor, Timothy worries what the clay pits would look like during his arrival.

"Thomas the Babysitter" 24th October 2016 (DVD) #26
A mother and her noisy baby want to have a ride on

Thomas' train, but the baby keeps crying which leads to irritation to Thomas and the passengers.

Specials Edit

  • Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure

Songs Edit

  • Let's Go!
  • There's Snow Place Like Home
  • Race with You
  • Spring is Here!
  • Down by the Docks (different arrangement)
  • Engine Rollcall (different arrangement and footage)

Characters Edit

  • Thomas
  • Edward
  • Henry
  • Gordon
  • James
  • Percy
  • Toby
  • Duck
  • Oliver
  • Bill and Ben
  • Emily
  • Spencer
  • Whiff
  • Stanley
  • Hiro
  • Scruff
  • Belle
  • Stephen
  • Connor
  • Caitlin
  • Porter
  • Timothy
  • Diesel
  • Mavis
  • Salty
  • Den
  • Dart
  • Paxton
  • Flynn
  • Stafford
  • Winston
  • Marion
  • Victor
  • Annie and Clarabel
  • Henrietta
  • Toad
  • Rocky
  • Bertie
  • Butch
  • Harold
  • Cranky
  • Kevin
  • Captain
  • Reg
  • Sir Topham Hatt
  • Stephen Hatt
  • Bridget Hatt
  • Sir Robert Norramby
  • Dowager Hatt
  • Farmer McColl
  • The Duke and Duchess of Boxford
  • Lord Callan
  • Mr. Percival
  • The Mayor of Sodor
  • Sodor United Football Team
  • The Blond-haired Boy
  • The Ginger-haired Boy
  • The Dock Manager
  • The Bird Watcher
  • Two Railway Inspectors
  • The Grumpy Passenger
  • Some Workmen
  • The School Children
  • The Wellsworth Stationmaster
  • The Photographer
  • Albert's Wife
  • Knapford Station Speaker
  • Lady Hatt (does not speak)
  • The Teacher (not named; does not speak)
  • Rosie (cameo)
  • Charlie (cameo)
  • Samson (cameo)
  • Daisy (cameo)
  • 'Arry (cameo)
  • Norman (cameo)
  • Trevor (cameo)
  • Jack (cameo)
  • Jem Cole (cameo)
  • Farmer Trotter (cameo)
  • The Dairy Manager (cameo)
  • Dowager Hatt's Friends (cameo)
  • The Great Composer (cameo)
  • The Welsh Bird Watcher (cameo)
  • The Lady with the Big Hat (cameo)
  • The Fireman (cameo)
  • The Policeman (cameo)
  • The Great Railway Show Judge (cameo)
  • The Search and Rescue Manager (mentioned)
  • Harvey (music video cameo)
  • Gator (music video cameo)
  • Rheneas (music video cameo)
  • Peter Sam (music video cameo)
  • Duncan (music video cameo)
  • Millie (music video cameo)
  • Slip Coaches (music video cameo)

Characters Introduced Edit

  • Philip
  • Barrow Football Fan
  • Barrow Football Team
  • Albert
  • Thomas the Baby

Half Hour Format Edit

When season 19 aired on PBS, each broadcast airs two episodes, a song and Mr. Perkins Railway segments. When other episodes started airing on 18th October 2016, Mr. Perkins' Railway segments were replaced with The Earls Quiz and after the second episode, Learn with Thomas segments from the official YouTube channel were also added.

Telling Tales Edit

  • Who's Geoffrey?
  • Song: Let's Go
  • Mr. Perkins' Railway Segment: How Steam Engines Use Coal
  • The Truth About Toby

Finders Keepers Edit

  • Lost Property
  • Song: Really Useful Engine (The Adventure Begins version)
  • Mr Perkins' Railway Segment: Jobs on the Railway
  • Henry Spots Trouble

Lost and Found Edit

  • Toad and the Whale
  • Song: Spring is Here!
  • Mr Perkins' Railway Segment: Washdown
  • Very Important Sheep

All At Sea Edit

  • Salty All At Sea
  • Song: Let's Go
  • Mr Perkins' Railway Segment: Different Types of Engines
  • Den and Dart

Slowly Wins the Race Edit

  • Slow Stephen
  • Song: We Make A Team Together
  • The Earl's QuizSamson Sent for Scrap and The Beast of Sodor
  • Two Wheels Good
  • Learn with Thomas: Everyone Helped the Duke and Duchess: Everyone is Useful

Competing Engines Edit

  • Reds vs. Blues
  • Song: Race with You
  • The Earl's Quiz: Thomas and the Emergency Cable and Not So Slow Coaches
  • Best Engine Ever
  • Learn with Thomas: Emily is Impressed with Caitlin: Helping Others

The Race is On Edit

  • The Little Engine Who Raced Ahead
  • Song: Race with You
  • The Earl's Quiz: Cranes & The Thomas Way
  • Philip to the Rescue
  • Learn with Thomas: Showing Off Doesn't Make James Look Clever: Not Showing Off

Christmas Time Edit

  • A Cranky Christmas
  • Song: There's Snow Place Like Home
  • Mr. Perkins' Railway: Different Engines
  • Snow Place Like Home

Spooky Snow Edit

  • Helping Hiro
  • Song: Monsters Everywhere
  • Mr. Perkins' Railway: Railway Maintenance
  • The Beast of Sodor

Tis the Season to be Edit

  • Diesel's Ghostly Christmas
  • Song: There's Snow Place Like Home
  • Mr. Perkins' Railway: Signals and Points

Cast Edit

UK and AUS Edit

  • Mark Moraghan as the narrator
  • John Hasler as Thomas
  • Keith Wickham

as Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Whiff, Salty, Den, Stafford, Bertie, Harold, Captain, Sir Topham Hatt, Dowager Hatt, Lord Callan, Mr. Percival, the Grumpy Passenger, one of the Railway Inspectors, Albert, some Workmen, the Signalman, the Football fans, the Football Players, the Wellsworth Stationmaster, the Knapford Stationmaster, Stephen's Driver and Stephen's Fireman

  • Nigel Pilkington as Percy
  • Rob Rackstraw as Toby, Stanley, Flynn, some passengers, a Painter and a workman
  • Teresa Gallagher

as Emily, Belle, Mavis, Annie, Clarabel, the Duchess of Boxford, Stephen Hatt, Bridget Hatt, Albert's Wife and the Barrow football fan

  • Matt Wilkinson as Spencer, Scruff, Winston, Rocky, Cranky, Butch, Kevin, Farmer McColl and the Duke of Boxford
  • Steven Kynman as Duck, Porter, Dart, Paxton and the Bird Watcher
  • Joe Mills as Oliver, Toad and a Knapford Station yard workman
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • Bob Golding as Stephen and one of the Railway Inspectors
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Philip
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw as Henrietta
  • Tim Whitnall as Timothy and Reg
  • Jonathan Broadbent as Bill and Ben
  • Rebecca O'Mara as Caitlin
  • Jonathan Forbes as Connor
  • Kerry Shale as Diesel, the Man on the bridge and some workmen
  • David Bedella as Victor and the Mayor of Sodor
  • Christopher Ragland as the Troublesome Trucks
  • Olivia Colman as Marion
  • Oliver McCue as the Blonde-haired boy
  • Ashna Kapur as the Blonde-haired Girl
  • William Hope as a Workman
  • Miranda Raison as the Knapford Station Speaker
  • Mike Grady as Sir Robert Norramby
  • Glenn Wrage as Flynn (Toad and the Whale only)

US and CAN Edit

  • Mark Moraghan as the narrator
  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • William Hope as Edward, Toby, Whiff, Rocky, Farmer McColl, the Duke of Boxford and a Workman
  • Kerry Shale as Henry, Gordon, Scruff, Diesel, Harold, Kevin, Mr. Percival, the Man on the bridge and some workmen
  • Rob Rackstraw as James, Stanley, Flynn, some passengers, a Painter and a workman
  • Christopher Ragland as Percy and the Troublesome Trucks
  • Jules de Jongh as Emily and the Duchess of Boxford
  • Steven Kynman as Duck, Dart, Paxton, Butch and the Bird Watcher
  • Joe Mills as Oliver, Toad and a Knapford Station yard workman
  • Keith Wickham

as Salty, Den, Stafford, Bertie, Captain, Sir Topham Hatt, Dowager Hatt, Lord Callan, one of the Railway Inspectors, the Grumpy Passenger, some Workmen, the Signalman, the Football fans, the Football Players, the Wellsworth Stationmaster, Stephen's Driver and Stephen's Fireman

  • Glenn Wrage as Spencer, Cranky and Flynn (Toad and the Whale only)
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • Matt Wilkinson as Winston
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Philip
  • Bob Golding as Stephen and one of the Railway Inspectors
  • Jonathan Broadbent as Bill and Ben
  • Tim Whitnall as Timothy and Reg
  • Rebecca O'Mara as Caitlin
  • Jonathan Forbes as Connor
  • David Bedella as Victor and the Mayor of Sodor
  • Teresa Gallagher as Belle, Mavis, Annie, Clarabel, Stephen Hatt, Bridget Hatt, Albert' Wife, the Blonde-haired Boy and the Blonde-haired Girl
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw as Henrietta
  • David Menkin as Porter
  • Olivia Colman as Marion
  • Miranda Raison as the Knapford Station Speaker
  • Mike Grady as Sir Robert Norramby
  • Maple House Players as the Choir

Trivia Edit

  • This season marks the first of several things:
    • The first season to utilise the new intro, credits and Engine Roll Call remix.
    • The first season to have Nigel Pilkington, Rasmus

Hardiker, Oliver McCue and Ashna Kapur as part of the voice cast. Nigel Pilkington takes over the role of Percy from Keith Wickham.

    • The first season to have Glenn Wrage as part of the UK cast.
    • The first season where David Bedella voices the Mayor of Sodor in the UK dub.
    • The first season to have episodes solely directed by a woman.
    • The first season to have three directors.
    • The first season since the sixteenth season where Thomas appears in every episode, as well as speaking in all of them since the fifteenth season. This was because of the franchise's 70th anniversary.
    • The first season not to feature the Blue Mountain Quarry since its introduction in Blue Mountain Mystery. However, it did appear in the Engine Rollcall music video of this season.
    • Lord Callan and Daisy's first appearances in full CGI.
    • The first season to have a two-part episode, though not the first to feature a story arc that spans multiple episodes.
    • The first season to have a song featured in an episode, not sung by one of the characters.
    • The first season since the twelfth season to feature a member of The Pack in an episode.
    • The first season where 'Arry appears, without Bert.
    • The first season, since his debut, where Charlie appears, but doesn't speak in any of his appearances.
  • This is the fifth season to date, not to feature the Skarloey Railway engines since their introduction in the fourth season. However, Rheneas, Peter Sam and Duncan did appear in the Engine Rollcall music video of this season.
  • This is the last season to air on Nick Jr.

due to the show moving onto Cartoonito in the UK whilst episodes like Wild Water Rescue, Thomas the Babysitter, Rocky Rescue, The Other Side of the Mountain, Goodbye Fat Controller and No Help At All only premiered on DVD in the UK and the US before they can either be broadcast on TV in 2017, or stay on DVD as direct-to-DVD episodes.

  • This season has the most new songs of any season since the tenth.
  • This is the last season with music composed by Robert and Peter Hartshorne since their contracts ended after Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure. Chris Renshaw took over composing from Thomas & Friends in 4-D: Bubbling Boilers and the twentieth season onwards.
  • According to Ian McCue, the episodes on Dinos and Discoveries were going to be part of the season but they instead were made for Season 18. The episodes have unofficially been included under the production order for Season 19 in some countries.
  • According to SiF on Twitter, the five DVD exclusive episodes were going to be part of Season 20, but were made for this season instead.