5025 emerged from the shed, fully painted and lined out on Monday 26th July.
On its way to the engine shed, via the coaling bench.
Inside the shed ready for the big day.
In steam outside the shed. Picture by Vanilla Moon Photography
Launch day Tuesday 27th July. A Link to the press & Journal newspaper report which contains a video of the event.
Later in the day 5025 did two return trips to Broomhill. Seen here passing Boat of Garten on its way to Aviemore. Photo by Boat station master Robert Walters.
Approaching Aviemore on the same trip, weather closing in.
Departing from Aviemore Speyside signal box, with the rain now pouring down.
The first public run is scheduled for Saturday 07th August.