Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Historical Trains in Saint Constant, near Montreal Quebec

Exporail - Canadian Railway Museum - Saint-Constant, Québec

Exporail's new exhibit pavilion showcases 44 historic pieces of rolling stock in a spectacular climate-controlled 90,000-square-foot building. With a total of over 160 streetcars, interurban railway cars and locomotives, Exporail is recognized as one of the world's most important railway museums – and is, bar none, the largest such collection in Canada.

MTC streetcar 1959 runs every day from 10 AM to 4 pm.

The "John Molson" locomotive, a replica of an 1849 steam engine locomotive, is used for demonstrations on occasion throughout the summer. Check our schedule for details.

Barrington Station, an example of a rural flag stop station from southwestern Quebec, brings visitors back to the nineteenth century.

Other vehicles from the collection are on view in the railway yard; Visitors will frequently see railway cars and locomotives in motion. You will feel the sensation of being in a real operating rail yard.

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