Saturday 20 April 2019

21st Cumbria Easter Rally

A superb 1948 AEC Regal III with Burlingham bodywork, new to Florence of Morecambe

The 21st Cumbria Easter Rally took place this year on the weekend of 20th & 21st April. For the uninitiated the event is a vintage commercial vehicle rally, with vehicles displayed at several sites in Kirkby Stephen and Brough. The numerous vehicle displays are made easily accessible to visitors by way of a frequent vintage bus service, which connects all the display locations in the Eden Valley. A selection of vehicles that were in use on the shuttle bus service on Saturday 20th April are illustrated here.

1983 Blackpool East Lancs bodied Leyland Atlantean 362 in Kirkby Stephen

Blackpool Corporation Leyland Titan PD3 No 512 in the Vale of Eden

A 1966 Daimler CVG6LX with East Lancs bodywork, new to Huddersfield Corporation

Former Crosville DLB978, a 1959 Bristol Lodekka LD6B at Brough

A Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Park Royal body, new to Barrow Corporation in 1958

A 1949 Crossley bodied Guy Arab III new to Blackburn Corporation

Former Clydeside AEC Routemaster RM835 in Kirkby Stephen

A 1950 Leyland Tiger PS1, new to W. Alexander & Sons of Falkirk, seen here in Brough

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