Border City Rally - Carlisle
Organisers  ?
In aid of
Local Charities
Sponsors (main)
Date held on May/June Bank Holiday
Duration (days) 2
Location Reynick ? Park nr Carlisle
County Cumbria
Country England
NTET Accredited
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year)  ?
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held  ? th (2010)
Events Web Site

The Border City Rally is held in the Rey? Park at Carlisle in Cumbria between the A6 and the M6 Motorway, just East of Carlisle city centre (on the north bank of the river). (Just North of Junction 43 on the M6).

The Event started in ?, and has grown steadily since. The event is more a family day out than a Steam fair with a wide range of entertainment to keep all interests entertained. This events Main 'Feature event' in 2010 was the Stuntman display team in the arena with car jumping, wall of fire and high fall stunts.


  • Steam engines
  • Tractors
  • Stationary engines
  • Fun Fair and Big wheel
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Military vehicles
  • Classic Cars and Caravans
  • Classic Motor bikes
  • Food vans
  • Trade stands
  • Beer tent
  • Craft tent
  • Model tent
  • Large show ring
  • Steam engine rides

2010 EventEdit

2010 steam line upEdit

Steam Engines list
Exhibit no. Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
blank proforma entries below here
1 Allchin no. ? - Road Locomotive 1914 reg no. ? owner 150px]]
 ? Aveling & Porter no. ? - Steam Roller 1911 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Burrell no. ? - Showman's Engine 1918 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Clayton & Shuttleworth no. ? Name ? Steam tractor 1920 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Foden no. ? - Steam tractor 1928 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Foster no. ? - Steam tractor 1928 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Fowler no. ? William Ploughing Engine 1869 Reg no. ? 150px]]
 ? Fowler no. ? - Road Roller 1931 Reg no.? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Garrett no. ? MrPotter Traction engine 1913 Reg no. ? Owner ? 150px]]
 ? Marshall no. ? Emma Traction Engine 1913 Reg no. ? owner 150px]]
 ? Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. ? - Agricultural engine 1924 Reg no. ? - 150px]]
28 Ruston & Hornsby no. ? Moonlight Magic Steam roller 1929 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
28 Ruston Proctor no. ? - Steam roller 1929 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]
 ? Sentinel no. ? Shrewsbury Flyer Steam wagon 1934 reg no. ? owner collection 150px]]
 ? Tasker no. ? name ? Steam tractor (ex roller conversion) 1914 - owner 150px]]
 ? Wallis & Steevens no. ? Name ? Steam tractor 1930 Reg no. ? owner ? 150px]]


A range of tractors from the 1930s, to 1980s County usedin the workinf area sawmill demonstration area. A section of the tractors will be added later, with the best examples added to the Model listing pages. Unfortunately like many events the exhibits began to disappear by mid afternoon after they had had a parade in the ring.

Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make & model / no. Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
add more entries by copying block below and pasting in between entris Image needed LHB

- Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

Commercial vehiclesEdit

A selection of commercial vehicles from the early 1920s to modern 1990s trucks were exhibited. Featuring Albion to Scammell and truck racing specials.

Commercials exhibit list
entry no. Make Model type / no. Reg no. year built Owner Photo Misc info
add more entries by copying block below and pasting in between entris Image needed LHB

- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Year Owner ? Image needed LHB 150px]]

Stationary enginesEdit

The stationary engines are demonstrated driving water pumps, corn mills, generators, milking machines and similar machinery that they would have worked on farms before electric power from the grid arrived.

Classic CarsEdit

A varied collection of classic cars were on display mainly from from the 50-70s.

A number of local car clubs also had displays.

Classic Motor CyclesEdit

A number of classic motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s were also presented.

Classic BicyclesEdit

A section of Bicycles were on display from a Boneshaker from the 1870s to several classic Raleigh models from the 1950s.

Special displayEdit

A collection of restored aero engines some of which were built locally were demonstrated for short periods during the day.

Past eventsEdit

Add your photos and information on exhibits from past events here;

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • photos from 2010 event (No Guide)

External linksEdit

  • A relevant links here

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