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Diesel multiple unit cars (Qbfmkmd)

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Self-propelled railcars that have a diesel engine and can operate in multiple units. Also, 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. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Electric multiple unit cars (Qbfmkme)