Sir Handel returns to the narrow gauge railway, but he keeps shaking when he travels up hill. Can Sir Handel hide is problem or will the Thin Controller send him back to the quarry where bumpy engines belong?
'Tis the season for holiday cheer! Ride through a winter wonderland with Thomas on a special Christmas tree delivery. Join Bob the Builder and his Can-Do Crew as they build a sleigh of their own to make it to the school Christmas Carol Concert in time. See Fireman Sam and his friends get into the holiday spirit with the most exciting Christmas lights in all of Pontypandy. Finally, enjoy the snowfall with Barney as he teaches Baby Bop that winter is a wonderful time for fun even when it's cold outside.
Thomas wants to take the Sodor football team to their big match against the mainland. Unfortunately for Thomas, James has that job. Thomas tries to put James off the important job, but it doesn't work.
Thomas decides to cheer Skarloey up by taking him on a tour of the Island. None of the sights surprise him, though. And, Thomas does not pay attention to the old coupling on Skarloey's flatbed truck, or the steepness of Gordon's Hill.