Diesel multiple unit

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Multiple unit trains
Subtypes

Electric multiple unit
Diesel multiple unit
Push-pull train

Technology

Multiple-unit train control

By Country

Britain (DMU)
Britain (EMU)
Ireland

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The Transwa Prospector DEMU capable of up to 200 km/h provides a passenger service between Perth, Western Australia and the mining town of Kalgoorlie

A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple unit train consisting of multiple carriages powered by one or more on-board diesel engines. They may also be referred to as a railcar or railmotor, depending on country.

Transmission

The diesel engine drives the train through a transmission system. The transmission system may be:

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