Electric 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

Trains of the Singapore MRT. EMUs are often used for rapid transit lines.

An electric multiple unit or EMU for short is a type multiple unit train consisting of many carriages using electricity as the motive power.

EMU trains are generally used on rapid transit lines, such as the Singapore MRT and the Melbourne rail network. As a result of this, EMU's usually lack features such as toilets, on-board food and comfy seats.

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