Somehow billed for a September to October airing, this was then predicted for a Winter airdate till the now currently thought Spring broadcast.
milkshake! have since responded to this in the form of an email sent by SteamTeam, with a short answer.
At this time we have no plans to show a new series of Thomas. There are 13 series of Thomas which we slowly work through!
Nitrogen Studios in September of this year confirmed that animation was to have concluded on the next series.
However, in preparation of it's unknown release and for 2011's end, milkshake have confirmed the non-terrestrial debut airing of a Thomas TV product; Over the Christmas period we will be showing the new film 'Day of the Diesels'!