Alstom Transport has ordered sixteen more SMARTconverters for its Coradia Nordic trains. The Swedish operator ÖstgötaTrafiken will use the devices for the short version of the Coradia Nordic with four cars per set.
The SMARTconverter transforms an input voltage of 1,500 V DC into an output voltage of 3 x 400 V AC, 50 Hz, 105 kVA and 110 V DC, 20 kW. Deliveries will start in January and end in March 2014. In the past years, SMA Railway Technology GmbH has delivered more than 300 SMARTconverters for the Coradia Nordic trains used in Sweden.