6024 Malago Vale 9 May 1998

King Class 4-6-0 6024 King Edward I makes a vigorous departure from Bristol on 9 May 1998 with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z56 06:40 Coventry to Par 'Par King Pioneer' railtour. It is seen here passing Malago Vale, after taking over the train just around the corner at Bristol Temple Meads. Kings were banned from Cornwall in the days of steam, but track improvements in recent years had made this inaugural run into the Royal Duchy possible.