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There are no reports concerning the progress of the K1 in the north from the support crew as yet.

However, ...

Sunday 30th April 2017

Video has been posted on YouTube of the K1 and black 5 54212 - standing in for 60009 - double heading train 1Z60 through Glen Truim by the A9. The later part of the video shows watering at Kingussie. See also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MYo2IR0bfA .

The passage through Avimore can be seen in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ss3_XD9Ceg .

Photographs of the train around Blair Athol can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/photos/robert55012/34206672092/in/photostream/

Monday 1st May

Photographs on Flickr of the journey to Kyle of Lochalsh can be seen at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/60956647@N02/34390137695/ . This also has shots of  Sunday on way to Inverness.

Tuesday 2nd May

At Greenfoot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlqy4pHwNVQ

Crossing Culloden viaduct: https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34255593542/

Tomatin https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34373373886/

Leaving Avimore https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34284136541/

Drumochter https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34414735855/

Dalwhinnie https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34373369476/

Gleneagles https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34255598332/

A video of the arrival onto Glasgow Central can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWUHyRzmRew , and the chairman (with camera) being hauled away with stock at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKKZB56wnmA .

Some shots of the journey south can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34263578891/in/photostream/ , which also has a shot of the return from Kyle of Lochalsh the previous day. Activities at Perth can be seen at https://www.f/photos/mikealaska/34254162882/in/photostream/

Another shot at Perth is worth viewing https://www.flickr.com/photos/that_petrol_emotion/33618189933/

Wednesday 3rd May

Leaving Crianlarich https://www.flickr.com/photos/146487151@N02/34436757795/in/photostream/

There are a number of very nice shots in this collection.