King James I was a Great Western Railway (GWR) 6000 class 4-6-0 tender engine who worked alongside Duck in the days when he worked at Paddington.


The Railway Series

King James I was built in 1928, withdrawn in 1962, and was scrapped at Swindon Works in 1964. Duck once compared him to James. [1] Like the other engines in his class he is named after an English King, him being named after King James I of England.

Technical Details


King James I was painted in the British Railways (BR) black livery. The BR Lion and Crown crest was on the sides of his tender. When he worked on the GWR, King James I was painted in the GWR Brunswick green with orange lining livery.




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