All coming near the start of the third month of the year, Whiff will make a reprise with his own story in Whiff's Wish on March 2nd. The character is already due to make a return in Thomas and the Rubbish Train.
A notable successor's identification is to be shown after the above show with Welcome Stafford trailing up to March 3rd.
The reveal has already forced out an unknown but potential spoiler, leading to a number of fan theories being circulated.
Lastly originally on March 4th but now moved to Christmas 2012 is The Christmas Express, supposedly named after the 2010 UK DVD release. The title has notabally retracted the Winter holidays term.
Season Sixteen of Thomas & Friends continues its run in Australia on ABC2 on Saturday February 18th 2012 at 2:55pm with episodes following 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.
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