Self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.- Railcar
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The NZR RM class 88-seaters were a class of railcar used in New Zealand.
Railmotor is a term used in the United Kingdom and elsewhere for a railway lightweight railcar, usually consisting of a railway carriage with a steam traction unit, or a diesel or petrol engine, integrated into it.
Doodlebug or hoodlebug is a nickname in the United States for a type of self-propelled railcar most commonly configured to carry both passengers and freight, often dedicated baggage, mail or express, as in a combine.
British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire that made steam-powered lorries, railway locomotives, and later, diesel engined lorries, buses and locomotives.
The company also produced steam railway locomotives and railcars, for railway companies and industrial customers.
Vehicle used for the carrying of cargo or passengers on a rail transport system (a railroad/railway).
Alternatively, some passenger cars are self-propelled in which case they may be either single railcars or make up multiple units.
Self-propelled train composed of one or more carriages joined together, which when coupled to another multiple unit can be controlled by a single driver, with multiple-unit train control.
Although multiple units consist of several carriages, single self-propelled carriages – also called railcars, rail motor coaches or railbuses – are in fact multiple-units when two or more of them are working connected through multiple-unit train control (regardless if passengers can walk between the units or not).
Multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.
Diesel-powered single-unit railcars are also generally classed as DMUs.
Multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages using electricity as the motive power.
An EMU is usually formed of two or more semi-permanently coupled carriages, but electrically powered single-unit railcars are also generally classed as EMUs.
About the New Zealand railcar service and the railcars themselves.
The NZR RM class Silver Fern was a class of rail motor in New Zealand.