Blooming Railways is a 1999 annual story.
Thomas discovers there is a "Blooming Railways" competition. Thomas later helps the Flowerses when their truck breaks down and Mr. Flowers repays him with flower seeds, thus securing the competition for the railway.
- Henry (does not speak)
- Bertie (does not speak)
- Sir Topham Hatt (does not speak)
- Percy (cameo)
- Annie (cameo)
- In the fourth illustration, Thomas is missing his axles.