The Thomas & Friends brand is up for a major award at this year's Licensing Awards show.
The ceremony, which is to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, credits brands' successes in the industry.
Going up against Fireman Sam, Tree Fu Tom, Mike the Knight and others, Thomas has been nominated for the Best Preschool Licensed Property, following on from its involvement in the category back in 2012.
Marvel's Avengers, The Simpsons, Doctor Who and Paddington Bear are all up for similar awards.
The Licensing Awards 2013 arrives at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on September 10th.