55805 New Bongaigaon - Guwahati CHILARAI PASSENGER (via. Goalpara Town) hauled by ALCo WDM3A #16873R of DLS Malda (NFR); captured in the Deepor Beel Lake, Guwahati. Please do watch the video: click here Now this train is replaced by the 75723/75724 New Bongaigaon - Guwahati - New Bongaigaon DEMU.
Yes, these 1600hp DEMU trains are built in LHB platform, they have stainless steel LHB shell on ICF bogies (wheel sets) with air spring suspension. Actually, better to call a hybrid LHB. Actually, when we say DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit), many people get confused with the term "Diesel Electric", actually Diesel Electric is the transmission, not the traction it is denoting :-) No,... more...
for electric traction, you need either EMU or MEMU trains, not DEMU or DHMU.
Diesel se Generator chalta hai, Generator se Electricity produce hota hai usse Traction motors ko power milta hai isliye DEMU naam hai. BTW Pneumatic suspension to ICF Sub-urban EMU rakes me bhi saalo se hai.
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