"I knew an engine King James. In the old days at Paddington. King James I he was, but he didn't swank about like that."
— Duck, James and the Diesel Engines
King James I
Builder: GWR Swindon Works
Built: April 1928
Scrapped: December 1964
Designer: Charles Collett
Class: 6000 King Class
King James I is a 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 King James I was built in 1928, withdrawn in 1962, and was scrapped in 1964. Duck once compared him to James.