3000V electric traction converter

We design and develop electric traction direct current converters suitable for suburban trains and regional trains

CAF Power & Automation's DC electric traction converters are suitable for regional trains and suburban trains.

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 3000V indicado para metros y trenes regionales

Main characteristics of the 3000V electric traction converter

  • DC voltage operating range: 2100V – 3600V.
  • Rated power: 2 x 900 kW.
  • Maximum power: 2 x 1200 kW.
  • Forced air cooling.

Some of the leading railway companies that use the 3000V electric traction converter

  • Sao Paulo S/8500: CPTM. Brazil. 2014

    Sao Paulo S/8500 • 2014

    CPTM • Brazil
    35 units of 5 coaches

  • Belo Horizonte. Brazil. 2013

    Belo Horizonte • 2013

    CBTU • Brazil
    10 units of 4 coaches

  • Recife. CBTU. Brazil. 2011

    Recife • 2011

    CBTU • Brazil
    15 units of 4 coaches