PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit

The PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit is a class of trains that were made by Hyundai Rotem which started operations in 2009.

PNR Hyundai Rotem Diesel Multiple Unit
PNR DMU on its fourth standard livery at Alabang railway station.
In service2009–present
ManufacturerHyundai Rotem
Replaced12 series Japanese passenger coaches (1999–2010)
Entered serviceJune 2009
Number built18 (3 cars per trainset)
Number in service9
Fleet numbersDMR-01 to DMR-12
ITR-01 to ITR-06
Capacity502 per set[1]
Operator(s)Philippine National Railways
Depot(s)Tutuban Depot
Line(s) servedPNR Metro Commuter Line
Car length20,800 mm (68 ft 3 in)[1]
Width2,850 mm (9 ft 4 in)[1]
Height4,060 mm (13 ft 4 in)[1]
Doors2 Double-leaf doors + 1 Single leaf door on each side
Maximum speed80 km/h (50 mph)[1]
WeightApprox. 100 t (220,460 lb)
Power supply380V AC, 24V DC
Coupling systemJanney Coupler
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)


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

Incidents and accidents

  • On April 29, 2011, a truck of soft drinks collided with a DMU in a railroad crossing near Bicutan railway station.[2]
  • 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.[3]
  • On April 29, 2015, a DMU train derailed between EDSA railway station and Nichols railway station. There were 50 injuries, mostly minor.[4]

See also


  1. "Railway Systems-Project Record View". Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  2. Railways, Philippine (2011-04-30). "Aksidente na ginawa ng Coca Cola sa PNR". Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  3. "1 patay, 6 sugatan nang sumalpok ang tren ng PNR sa isang jeep". GMA News Online. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  4. News, ABS-CBN. "PNR train derailed; 50 hurt". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
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