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. King James I was built in 1928, withdrawn in 1962, and was scrapped at Swindon Works in 1964. Duck once compared him to James. 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 BR black with the BR lion and crown logo painted on the sides of his tender. When he worked on the Great Western Railway, King James I was painted in GWR Brunswick green with orange lining.



* RWS only | ** T&F only
*Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Fandom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.