Railway Friends is a US, Canadian, Brazilian and Latin American DVD release featuring six twelfth season episodes narrated by Michael Brandon. It is distributed by Lionsgate Entertainment and HiT Entertainment and was released on February 10, 2009.
It's full steam ahead for adventure and fun in this Thomas & Friends collection featuring all-new CGI animation! Join Thomas, Percy, Gordon, and the entire gang as they race down the tracks of Sodor to fix bridges, plan parties, and learn the rewards of friendship. So grab on to your whistles and bring your best friends along for unforgettable journeys with Thomas!
- Best Friends
- The Party Surprise
- Gordon Takes a Shortcut
- Thomas Puts the Brakes On
- Saved You!
- Excellent Emily
- "Laying Down the Track" puzzle
- "Name That Train" game
- Bonus episode of "Roary the Racing Car"
- Engine Rollcall is low pitched and slowed down.
- This is the first episodic DVD to be distributed by Lionsgate.
- James Works It Out might have been planned to be on this DVD release, because of a TrackMaster set with the same title saying as seen on "Railway Friends" DVD.
- The Photographer is seen on the back cover but he is not in any episode on this DVD.
- Excellent Emily is not listed on the ending credits.