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The twentieth season of the television series began airing on 9 September 2016 in the UK and 21 October 2016 in the US.

Episodes Edit

  1. Sidney Sings
  2. Toby's New Friend
  3. Henry Gets The Express
  4. Diesel and The Duckings
  5. Bradford The Brake Van
  6. Saving Time
  7. Ryan and Daisy
  8. Pouty James
  9. Blown Away
  10. The Way She Does it
  11. Letters to Santa
  12. Love Me Tender
  13. The Railcar and the Coaches
  14. The Christmas Coffeepot
  15. Over the Hill
  16. Henry in the Dark
  17. The Missing Breakdown Train
  18. Three Steam Engines Gruff
  19. Engine of the Future
  20. Hugo and the Airship
  21. Skiff and the Mermaid
  22. Mucking About
  23. Cautious Connor
  24. All in Vain
  25. Buckled Tracks and Bumpy Trucks
  26. Tit For Tat
  27. Mike's Whistle
  28. Useful Railway

Songs Edit

  • Glynn's Christmas Wish
  • It's Halloween
  • James the Really Splendid Engine (CGI Version)
  • Accidents Will Happen (CGI Version)

Characters Edit

Characters Introduced Edit

  • Bradford
  • Hugo
  • Fergus Duncan
  • Willie
  • The Museum Manager
  • Franz
  • The Fat Clergyman (not named)

Half Hour Format Edit

Be Good to Your Friends Edit

  • Sidney Sings
  • Song: Spring is Here!
  • The Earl's Quiz: King of the Railway and Kevin's Cranky Friend
  • Diesel and the Ducklings
  • Learn with Thomas Being Nice to Others
  • Guess Who Puzzles? - Timothy and Jack

Patience and Rules Edit

  • The Railcar and the Coaches
  • Song: Troublesome Trucks
  • The Earl's Quiz: King of the Railway and Away From the Sea
  • Saving Time
  • Learn with Thomas Doing Too Much at Once
  • Guess Who Puzzles - Reg and Harvey

A Time for Sharing Edit

  • Letters to Santa
  • Song: There's Snow Place Like Home
  • The Earl's Quiz: Cranes & The Thomas Way
  • Love Me Tender
  • Learn with Thomas Be There For Your Siblings
  • Guess Who Puzzles - Reg

Cast Edit

UK and AUS Edit

  • Mark Moraghan as the narrator
  • John Hasler as Thomas and Rheneas
  • Keith Wickham as Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Harvey, Whiff, Glynn, Salty, Norman, Sir Handel, Bert, Harold, Captain, the Fat Controller, Dowager Hatt, Willie, the Bird Watcher, the Railway Inspectors, the Great Composer, the Welsh Bird Watcher, the Grumpy Passenger, the Great Railway Show Judge, the Male Puppet Show Entertainer, the Policeman, the Museum Manager, Franz, the Knapford Stationmaster, the Wellsworth Stationmaster, the Kellsthorpe Road Stationmaster, Some Washdown Workmen, Some Quarry Workers and Some Passengers
  • Nigel Pilkington as Percy and Trevor
  • Rob Rackstraw as James (Tit for Tat only), Toby, Donald, Hugo, Flynn, Bradford, Fergus Duncan, the Thin Clergyman, the Welsh Bird Watcher (Mike's Whistle only), Some Quarry Workers, Douglas' Driver and Some Passengers
  • Steven Kynman as Duck, Porter, Ryan, Paxton, Peter Sam, Jack, Mike's Driver and Some Passengers
  • Joe Mills as Douglas, Oliver and Toad
  • Kerry Shale as Diesel, 'Arry and a Workman
  • Matt Wilkinson as Stanley, Rocky, Cranky, Kevin, the Duke of Boxford, Captain Joe, Bert's Driver, Rex's Driver and Some Passengers
  • Teresa Gallagher as Emily, Belle, Annie, Clarabel, Judy, Lady Hatt, Stephen Hatt, Bridget Hatt, the Duchess of Boxford, the Blond-haired Boy, the Ginger-haired Boy, the Female Puppet Show Entertainer and Some Passengers
  • Tracy-Ann Oberman as Daisy
  • David Bedella as Victor and the Mayor of Sodor
  • Tim Whitnall as Mike, Jerome, Max and Oliver the Excavator
  • Jonathan Forbes as Connor
  • Tom Stourton as Duncan, Rex, the Fat Clergyman and Duck's Driver
  • Olivia Colman as Marion
  • Robert Wilfort as Samson
  • Bob Golding as Stephen, Sidney, a Railway Inspector and a Steamworks Worker
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • Miranda Raison as Millie
  • Mike Grady as Sir Robert Norramby
  • William Hope as Iron Bert
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Philip and Monty
  • David Menkin as Porter (Pouty James only)
  • Jamie Campbell Bower as Skiff
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw as Henrietta
  • Nathan Clarke as Alfie
  • Jules de Jongh as Caitlin
  • Christopher Ragland as the Troublesome Trucks

USA and CAN Edit

  • Mark Moraghan as the narrator
  • Joseph May as Thomas
  • William Hope as Edward, Toby, Whiff, Iron Bert, Rocky, the Duke of Boxford and the Blond-haired Boy
  • Kerry Shale as Henry, Gordon, Diesel, 'Arry, Harold, Max, Kevin, a Signalman and a Dryaw Station Worker
  • Rob Rackstraw as James, Donald, Stanley (Saving Time), Hugo, Flynn, Bradford, Monty, Fergus Duncan, the Thin Clergyman, the Welsh Bird Watcher (Mike's Whistle only), Some Quarry Workers, Douglas' Driver and Some Passengers
  • Christopher Ragland as Percy, Trevor and the Troublesome Trucks
  • Jules de Jongh as Emily, Caitlin, Lady Hatt, the Duchess of Boxford and the Ginger-haired Boy (Pouty James)
  • Steven Kynman as Duck, Ryan, Paxton, Peter Sam, Mike's Driver and Passengers
  • Joe Mills as Douglas, Oliver and Toad
  • Keith Wickham as Harvey, Glynn, Salty, Norman, Sir Handel, Bert, Captain, Sir Topham Hatt, Dowager Hatt, Willie, the Bird Watcher, the Railway Inspectors, the Great Composer, the Welsh Bird Watcher, the Grumpy Passenger, the Great Railway Show Judge, the Male Puppet Show Entertainer, the Policeman, the Museum Manager, Franz, the Knapford Stationmaster, the Wellsworth Stationmaster, the Kellsthorpe Road Stationmaster, Some Washdown Workmen, Some Quarry Workers and Some Passengers
  • Matt Wilkinson as Captain Joe, Bert's Driver, Rex's Driver and Some Passengers
  • Teresa Gallagher as Belle, Annie, Clarabel, Judy, Stephen Hatt, Bridget Hatt, the Female Puppet Show Entertainer and Some Passengers
  • Tracy-Ann Oberman as Daisy
  • David Menkin as Porter and Jack
  • Tim Whitnall as Mike, Jerome and Oliver the Excavator
  • Tom Stourton as Duncan, Rex, the Fat Clergyman and Duck's Driver
  • David Bedella as Victor and the Mayor of Sodor
  • Olivia Colman as Marion
  • Robert Wilfort as Samson
  • Bob Golding as Stephen, Sidney, a Railway Inspector and a Steamworks Worker
  • Togo Igawa as Hiro
  • Jonathan Forbes as Connor
  • Miranda Raison as Millie
  • Mike Grady as Sir Robert Norramby
  • Rasmus Hardiker as Philip
  • Jamie Campbell Bower as Skiff
  • John Schwab as Stanley (Pouty James)
  • Maggie Ollerenshaw as Henrietta
  • Nathan Clarke as Alfie
  • Glenn Wrage as Cranky
  • John Hasler as Rheneas

Trivia Edit

  • The last five episodes of the season: Cautious Connor, All in Vain, Tit for Tat, Mike's Whistle, and Useful Railway, were incomplete at the time Arc Productions went bankrupt and were finished off by Jam Filled Toronto after Jam Filled Entertainment bought the aforementioned studio. "Jam Filled" is also credited for producing Mucking About and Buckled Tracks and Bumpy Trucks/Cars.
  • This is the second season not to have Thomas' name titled in any of the episodes, the first being the fifteenth season.
  • This is the second season to have 28 episodes instead of the usual 26 episodes and the first season having 28 episodes was the tenth season.
  • Thomas appears in more episodes this season then any other season, with a total of 28 appearances, considering how many episodes there are in the season.
  • Tracy-Ann Oberman joins the voice cast.
  • Only 6 Episodes have aired on PBS, However, The Christmas Coffeepot and Over the Hill aired on Nickelodeon.
  • This is the first season of multiple things:
    • The first season of the CGI Series not to have any characters returning in CGI.
    • The first season since the fourth season to have adaptations of the Railway Series stories.
    • The Vans regain faces since the Seventh Season.
    • The first season to have music composed by Chris Renshaw after Robert Hartshorne and Peter Hartshorne's contracts ended after production of the nineteenth season and Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure.
    • The first season to feature the Skarloey Railway, but not to have any episodes dedicated to them.
    • The first season to have episodes animated by Jam Filled Toronto.
    • The first season since the sixteenth season where Thomas appears in every episode, but does not speak in all of them.
    • The first season since she joined the voice cast in King of the Railway not to have Rebecca O'Mara as part of the voice cast. It is also the first season since they joined the voice cast in Blue Mountain Mystery and the seventeenth season respectively not to have Jonathan Broadbent as a part of the cast.
  • This is the last season of a few things:
    • Ian McCue's last season as producer for HiT Entertainment.
    • Robert Anderson's last season as producer for Arc.
    • Kallan Kagan's last season as executive producer for Arc.
    • Boris Andreev's last full season as art director.
    • Karen Davidsen's last season as head of production for HiT Entertainment.
    • The last season produced by HiT Entertainment. Mattel Creations took over from Journey Beyond Sodor onwards.
    • The last season where Keith Wickham voices James in the UK, as Rob Rackstraw takes over starting with Tit for Tat.
    • The last season to air on PBS Kids.