Railway Friends is a US, Canada, Brazil 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 10 February 2009.
Hop on Board for Fun, Friendship, and Adventure
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"
- James Works it Out was possibly an episode originally planned for the DVD due to their being a Trackmaster set with the same name which stated that it was seen on the DVD.
- On the 2014 re-release, the bonus episode of "Roary the Racing Car" is removed.
- In "Laying Down the Track" Puzzle Game, Thomas' whistle had a higher pitch.
- The into, Engine Roll Call, and end credits are at a lower pitch.
- The Photographer is seen on the back cover but he is not in any episodes on this DVD.
- Excellent Emily is not listed in the ending credits.
- Colin in The Party Surprise Set
- Thomas' Busy Day Playset