Now into its fifth generation, London-based Clark Motor Engineering has developed an expertise in recovering and transporting buses and coaches in emergencies and for restoration and repair

A Foden recovery truck being prepared to move a former Abellio Pointer Dart driver trainer on suspended tow.
A modernised Green Line RF-class AEC Regal IV on the back of a Mercedes-Benz Atego recovery truck.

In the past, the bus industry was selfsufficient when it came to the job of recovering broken down or accident damaged vehicles. With cut-down buses and coaches or typically ex-military all-wheel drive trucks like the AEC Matador, operators’ own engineering staff would go out and either effect a roadside repair or tow the vehicle back to base.

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