Speeder Car - Mont-Joli, QC
Posted by: denben
N 48° 35.615 W 068° 12.322
19U E 558592 N 5382582
Quick Description: Speeder car located in Mont-Joli, Québec.
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date Posted: 9/19/2012 6:15:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMFADY
This colorful and well-maintained speeder is on display in a park situated behind the Tourist Information Centre in Mont-Joli. It is a Fairmont A-4D model built for CN.
"A speeder (also known as railway motor car, putt-putt, track-maintenance car, crew car, jigger, trike, quad, trolley or inspection car, and also known as a draisine in many other parts of the world) is a maintenance of way motorized vehicle formerly used on railroads around the world by track inspectors and work crews to move quickly to and from work sites. Although it is slow compared to a train or car, it is called speeder because it is faster than a human-powered vehicle." (visit link
Tourist Information Centre address: 1020, boulevard Jacques-Cartier
Mont-Joli (Québec) G5H 0B1