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PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit

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In service  2009-present
Constructed  2009
Number built  18
Manufacturer  Hyundai Rotem
Entered service  June 2009
Number in service  9
PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit

The PNR diesel multiple unit trains made by Hyundai Rotem started operating in 2009.

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Operations

The train was first unveiled on 15 June 2009 and was labeled "PNR Filtrack". It is subsequently used for Metro Commuter trains running from Tutuban to Bicutan and then to Sucat and finally, on April 19, 2010, it was extended to Alabang.

Since 2012 it was suffering overloading of the train, and it caused several breakdowns.

Consists

Note: Set 03 is Under repair, due to being involved in April 29 derailment

Incidents and accidents

  • On April 29, 2011, a truck of soft drinks collided with a DMU train in a railroad crossing near Bicutan railway station.
  • On May 19, 2014, a DMU train collided with a jeepney in the Balic-Balic railroad crossing while operating a southbound train. A person was dead and more than 6 are injured. The accident caused delays in the train operations.
  • On May 27, 2014, a DMU train broke down due to a problem in air pressure while operating Train 1430 in San Andres railway station. The driver, named Shrane, said that air needed to run the train failed to load.
  • On April 29, 2015, a DMU train derailed between EDSA railway station and Nichols railway station. There were 50 injuries, mostly minor.
  • References

    PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit Wikipedia


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