Diesel multiple unit

diesel-powered railcar designed to be used in formations of 2 or more cars, as opposed to an EMU which runs on electricity
Multiple unit trains

Electric multiple unit
Diesel multiple unit
Push-pull train


Multiple-unit train control

By Country

Britain (DMU)
Britain (EMU)

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.

DMU, type SA108 of Great Poland Voivodship in Poznań, Poland
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


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

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