VDS used its experience in the aeronautical and aerospace field and applied it to a totally different industry: Railways. We suggested our client the benefits of building train with a much lighter structure (lighter materials) than the commonly used in this industry.
VDS’s engineering staff worked hand in hand with our client so this change in technology would not impact nor change radically there processes and costs of production. This ALERCE project was a breakthrought in the local railway industry.
VDS worked on this project in all its stages; from Conceptual Design, Analysis to Testing and Data Acquisition. Currently we continue improving ALERCE I. During 2014 ALERCE III was released.
This light train brings multiple benefits to the industry: