Drones will now monitor railway projects, aid in crowd management and oversee maintenance work across its zones, railway officials said today.
Cameras (UAV/NETRA) will be used for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure, the national transporter said in a statement.
“Directions have been given to Zonal Railways to procure such cameras. This is in-line with Railways? desire to use technology to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations”, it said.
Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones shall be deployed to undertake monitoring activities of relief and rescue operation, project monitoring, progress of important works, conditions of track and inspection related activities, the statement said. Read More…
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