How To Drive A Diesel Mechanical Multiple Unit

(suburban train)

Driving The Train


Drivers Controls

  1. Engine starter buttons and fault indicator lights
  2. Pneumatic control air pressure gauge
  3. Vacuum brake gauge
  4. Brake lever
  5. Gear change lever
  6. Rail speed indicator
  7. Light switches
  8. Engine speed indicator
  9. Throttle

OK You're now in the driving seat of a British Railways diesel mechanical multiple unit.

You have read the page about stopping trains first havn't you???


  1. Links To Good Railway Web Sites ( including the one already mentioned where you have the chance to drive trains)
  2. Basic Stuff Introduction Plus How To Stop A Train
  3. How Diesel Railway Engines Work (This Page Still Under Construction)
  4. How Railway Braking Systems Work
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