Alstom Transport has ordered 66 SMARTconverters for the ‘Metropolis’ cars of Los Teques metro (Venezuela). The cars based on standard and proven components will be in service on Line 2 of the Caracas Metro system.

The SMARTconverters will supply the vehicles with an input voltage of 750 V DC and transform it into an output voltage of 3 x 380 V AC, 60 Hz, 135 kVA and 110 V DC, 20 kW. Deliveries of the auxiliary power converters with active redundancy will start in January, and end in March 2016.