The Great Western engine is to play a role in Henry's Hero, the seventh story in Season Seventeen's UK run, opposite main characters Henry and Hiro, Freeview has revealed.
The summary reads; Henry and Hiro are both very strong engines, but one day as they are working together they both start to billow dark smoke from their funnels.
Duck tells them that they must have taken on some of the bad coal that was delivered that morning.
Henry is worried that the bad coal will damage his firebox, while Hiro wants to keep on puffing and deliver their heavy load on his own. Will Hiro be able to manage without Henry's help?
The brand new seventeenth series of Thomas & Friends marks its world premiere on Channel 5 milkshake! in the UK on June 3rd 2013 with the episode, Kevin's Cranky Friend.