Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith,
This page created 6th October 2015.

Falcon Histories

These histories are incomplete. They are being assembled as I garner information from a variety of sources. Particularly useful have been:

301    G301 DPA   3/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/200, East Lancs EL2000 A9401, B48F 
                  3/90    new to London & Country 
                  */90    in service on 289 to Purley
                  9/90    London & Country
                          in service on 409 to Caterham 
                  8/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands #1201
                  3/01    in service, Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream #1201

302    G302 DPA   3/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/206, East Lancs EL2000 A9402, B48F 
                  3/90    new to London & Country
                  */90    in service on 289 to Purley
                          in service on 289 to Elmers End
                  9/90    London & Country
                  4/92    London & Country
                  2/95    in service on 289 to Purley: Londonlinks
                  3/96 CY transfer (Crawley)
                  6/97 GF transfer (Guildford)
                 11/97 SF transfer (Slyfield)
                  1/98 GF return
                  7/98 MM transfer (Merstham)
                  8/98 MM withdrawn
                  9/98    transfer to Arriva North-West
                  6/01    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1212
                  9/02    in service, Arriva Midlands North: turquoise/cream #1212
                  7/06    in store, Arriva Midlands North #3072
                 12/06    in service, Arriva Midlands North: turquoise/cream #3072

303    G303 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/198, East Lancs EL2000 A9403, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  4/90    active on 264 at Cobham Museum Open Day: L&C
                  9/90    London & Country
                  4/92 CR London & Country
                          in service on 483 to Westerham: L&C
                 10/94 CY transfer (Crawley)
                          in service on 405 to West Croydon: L&C
                  9/96    in service on 405 to Crawley: L&C
                  6/97 GF transfer (Guildford)
                 11/97 SF transfer (Slyfield)
                  1/98 GF return
                  7/98 MM transfer (Merstham)
                  8/98 MM withdrawn
                  9/98    transfer to Arriva North-West
                  5/01    transfer to Arriva Midlands North 
                  7/06    in service, Tamworth, Arriva Midlands North #3073

304    G304 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/204, East Lancs EL2000 A9404, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  9/90    London & Country
                  5/91 CM in service on 289
                  9/91 CR in service on 289 to Purley: L&C
                  4/92 CR London & Country
                  7/94 CY transfer
                          in service on 405 to Crawley: L&C
                          in service on 727 to Crawley: L&C
                  6/97 GF transfer (Guildford)
                  7/98 MM transfer (Merstham)
                  8/98 MM withdrawn
                  9/98    transfer to Arriva North-West
                  5/01    transfer to Arriva Midlands North 
                  7/06    in service, Arriva Midlands North #3074
                 12/06    in service, Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream #3074
                  3/07    in service, Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream #3074
                  5/07    in service, Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream #3074

305    G305 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/199, East Lancs EL2000 A9405, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  */90    in service on 429 Express to Lingfield: L&C
                  9/90    London & Country
                  5/91 CM in service on 289 to Elmers End: L&C
                          in service on 289 to Croydon Airport: L&C
                  8/91 CR
                  7/92    London & Country
                  7/93 WL loan (Walworth)..
                  7/93 CR ..and return
                  7/94 CY transfer
                  4/96    in service on 405 to Redhill: L&C
                          in service on 409 to Croydon: L&C
                  6/97 GF transfer (Guildford)
                  7/98 MM transfer (Merstham)
                  8/98 MM withdrawn
                  9/98    transfer to Arriva North-West
                  6/01    transfer to Arriva Midlands North 
                  7/06    in service, Wellington, Arriva Midlands North #3075

306    G306 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/201, East Lancs EL2000 A9406, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  9/90    London & Country
                  4/91 CY withdrawn
                  4/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1206
                  */96    in service, Tellus Midland Red #1206: white/red/yellow
                  4/98    in service, Stephensons #1306: Arriva turquoise/cream
                          sold to Mike Nash (Weybridge)
                  6/12    bought for preservation
                  3/14    in preservation, Scotland 	 
  
307    G307 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/205, East Lancs EL2000 A9407, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  5/90    in service on 414 to Croydon 
                  9/90    in service on 414 to Croydon: L&C 
                  */90    in service on 727 to Crawley: L&C
                  4/91 CY withdrawn 
                  4/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1207
                          in service: Midland Red North: white/red/yellow
                  7/06    in service, Wellington, Arriva Midlands North #3077 
                  */07    in service, Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream
  		 	 	 
308    G308 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/207, East Lancs EL2000 A9408, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  9/90    London & Country
                  4/91 CY withdrawn
                  4/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1208
                  */93    in service, Tellus Midland Red #1208: white/red/yellow
                  2/02    in service, Arriva Midlands, Oswestry  #1208: turquoise/cream
                  */03    renumbered #3078
                  3/05    Arriva Midlands, Oswestry #3078: turquoise/cream
                 12/04    Arriva Midlands, Oswestry #3078
                 11/05    Arriva Midlands, Oswestry #3078: turquoise/cream
                  7/06    in service, Wellington, Arriva Midlands North #3078
  		 	 	 
309    G309 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/203, East Lancs EL2000 A9409, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  9/90    London & Country
                  3/91 CY withdrawn
                  3/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1209
                          Arriva Midlands: turquoise/cream
                  6/06    bought by Dunn-Line for spares
                          scrapped
  		 	 	 
310    G310 DPA   4/90    Dennis Falcon SDA421/202, East Lancs EL2000 A9410, B48F 
                  4/90    new to London & Country
                  7/90    used on 414 to Reigate
                  9/90    London & Country
                  3/91 CY withdrawn
                  3/91    transfer to Arriva Midlands North #1210
                  4/93    in service: Midland Red North, Telford #1210: white/red/yellow
                          in service: Midland Red North #1210: white/red/yellow
                 10/99    in service: Midland Red North #1210: white/red/yellow
                  */00    in service, Midland Red North #1210, Oswestry: yellow/red
                  */03    renumbered #3080
                 12/04    Arriva Midlands, Oswestry #3080: turquoise/cream
                  1/06    bought by South Yorkshire #201
                  2/06    in service, South Yorkshire #201: dark blue/white/blue
  		 	  9/06    sold	 

Photographic References

For a key to the references, see the bibliography.

304    G304 DPA   LBH2_93p42  9/91    on 289 to Elmers End

310    G310 DPA   LBH2_90p47  7/90    on 414 to Reigate



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