1500V electric traction converter

We design and develop DC electric traction converters suitable for EMUs and metros


CAF Power & Automation's DC electric traction converters are suitable for EMUs and metros.

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 electric traction systems are manufactured to comply with international railway standards and are currently in operation all over the world.


Convertidor de tracción eléctrica 1500V indicado para metros y trenes regionales

Main characteristics of the 1500V electric traction converter

  • DC voltage operating range: 1000V – 1800V.
  • Rated power: 600 kW
  • Maximum power: 750kW
  • Heat Pipe based natural cooling

Some of the leading railway companies that use the 1500V electric traction converter

  • Majorca. SFM Metro. Spain. 2003

    Majorca • 2003

    SFM • Spain
    6 units of 2 coaches