The two trains involved in the tragedy were the Chennai Beach-Vellore Cantonment Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU) and the Arakkonam-Katpadi passenger.
What does EMU stand for?
EMU stands for Electrical Multiple Unit (electrically powered train)
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- Economic and Monetary Union (Maastricht Treaty of 1992)
- Economische en Monetaire Unie (Dutch)
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- Electric and Mechanical Unit
- electric multiple unit (railroad car setup)
- Electrical Motor Unit (train locomotive)
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Infotainment On board infotainment services will be provided in important long distance inter-city trains while toilet facilities will be introduced in Diesel Electrical Multiple Unit and MEMU trains with journey time of more than two hours.
South West Trains said the four-car train was the first electrical multiple unit to enter service since the start of rail privatisation in 1996.
Further for intercity journeys the Indian Railways is trying to purchase Electrical Multiple Units (EMU) train sets.
A week after Priti Kumari created history by becoming the maiden eve to pilot an electrical multiple unit (EMU) train in the suburban railway services of Western Railway at Mumbai, about 150 lineswomen being trained by the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (MSETCL) for maintaining the transmission system in Pune.
The framework agreement signed on June 27 referred to the MOR's intention to purchase, whereas the cooperation agreement signed today stated that the MOR commits to purchase additional high-speed electrical multiple unit trainsets (EMUs) from Bombardier and its joint venture Bombardier Sifang Power (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd.
The stainless steel electrical multiple unit has been delivered by BEML Limited to the Indian Railways for deployment in Eastern Railways.
This contract, which represents an additional order to a contract signed in 1999, brings to 57 the number of ZTER electrical multiple units ordered to date by the SNCF.