Translation of handcar in Spanish:

handcar

vagoneta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhæn(d)kɑr//ˈhan(d)kɑː/

noun

US

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    vagoneta feminine
    zorra feminine River Plate
    volanda feminine Chile
    • These ‘speeders’ were the next generation of vehicles after the manually-operated handcars and come in all shapes and sizes.
    • The weight is necessary for the handcar with the trailing car to handle the layout's grade.
    • None of the freight trains in that section of the state ever ran at night, so we saw no apparent danger or harm in borrowing the handcars for a few hours.
    • These handcars were first patented in 1934 and were produced by a small manufacturer in Indiana.
    • In order to get from one place to another relatively quickly, the gangs used handcars and later, speeders.