25kV electric traction converter

We design and develop electric alternating current traction converters suitable for EMUs

CAF Power & Automation's electric traction AC converter are suitable for EMUs.

Our converters are based on IGBT technology and designed for improved performance, facilitating access to the equipment's internal components and thus ensuring they can be easily and properly maintained.

CAF Power & Automation's electric traction systems are manufactured to comply with international railway standards and are in operation all over the world.


Convertidor de tracción eléctrica 25kV

Main characteristics of the 25kV electric traction converter

  • AC voltage operating range: 16.5kV – 31kV.
  • Rated power: 700 kW.
  • Forced air cooling.
  • Regenerative braking system.

Some of the leading railway operators who use the 25kV electric traction converter

  • EMUS North England.  England  2016

    North England • 2016

    Arriva Rail North • England
    12 units of 4 coaches
    31 units of 3 coaches

  • Auckland. New Zealand. 2017

    Auckland • 2018

    Auckland Regional Transit Authority • New Zealand
    2018: 15 units of 3 coaches
    2012 Serial: 57 units of 3 coaches