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Detroit's M-1 begins testing streetcar line

Posted on August 24, 2016

DETROIT —M-1 Rail is set to begin testing the QLine streetcar with a small motorized inspection car called a “speeder,” Crain’s reports.

The vehicle will travel the rail line as part of a testing regimen that ensures the route is free of obstructions, taking into account the physical dimensions of the vehicle, and ensures proper maintenance of traffic. The slow-moving speeder is operated by a driver and will be flanked by safety vehicles. For the full story, click here.

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