DEMU

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AcronymDefinition
DEMUDiesel-Electric Multiple Unit (locomotive)
DEMUDiesel and Electric Modellers United (est. 1994; UK)
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3 (ANI): A train driver lost his life in a collision between diesel-electric multiple unit trains and a truck at Pilkhuwa in Hapur on Saturday.
3 ( ANI ): A train driver lost his life in a collision between diesel-electric multiple unit trains and a truck at Pilkhuwa in Hapur on Saturday.
The accident took place when a diesel-electric multiple unit train
A rolling stock group, made up of Niigata Transys (NTS), IHI Corporation and Marubeni, has won a 7 billion (EUR 53 million) contract from Myanmar Railways for 24 diesel-electric multiple units (DEMU).
Surely this is one area where more urgent research is needed into a cost-effective hybrid system, where the initial outlay in converting the existing diesel-electric multiple units into an electro-diesel configuration would produce large savings in fuel, and with the predicted escalation in fuel costs and consequential benefits to the environment, should pay for itself well within the existing lifetime of these fleets.