Due to follow just a day after the forthcoming Percy and the Calliope broadcast, Australia's ABC2 will then show The Sounds of Sodor on February 26th.
Not much is currently known on the above ten minute show, other than it's description will eventually be opened by the British digiguide.
ABC's schedule is to be updated in a few days time which shall deliver more titles to the episodes half way through the 2012 series.
Season Sixteen of Thomas & Friends starts airing in Australia on ABC2 starting from Thursday February 16th 2012 at 2:55pm, everyday of the week.
Channel 5 in the UK will show the new series on their milkshake! slot on Monday February 20th 2012 at 7:35am five days a week, excluding the weekend. Further episodes are due to be clarified in the schedules.
Thanks to Christopher for the alert.