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12 June 2013

SMARTconverters for Venezuela

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.

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