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K1 Heads North

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The K1 departed from Grosmont yesterday at 07.48 and headed north towards Fort William.

With the chairman hanging out of the cab, the K1 and support coach pass Birtley - Colin Smith

The K1 passes Frankland Bridge, Durham - Dr David Wood (who apologises about the bush that jumped up in front of hos camera)

Royal Mail Low Fell taking water - John Midcalf

Lockerby taking water - John Midcalf

Approaching Craigandoran along Clyde estuary - John Midcalf

Taking water at Craigandoran - John Midcalf

Train 5Z25 was reported to have arrived at Fort William Junction Yard at 00.24 - 3 minutes late.

It has been further reported that the K1 worked its first Jacobite of the season on Thursday 19th May.

On a grey day, 62005 prepares for its first Jacobite run - John Midcalf

After its second Jacobite trip of the season, 62005 makes its way to the ash pit - John Midcalf

The K1 is now due to work the Jacobite week on week off (apart from a short break in September) until the end of October when it is scheduled to return to the NYMR to take part in the Groups 50th anniversary celebrations.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 11:15