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Railways to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Indian has decided to deploy drone cameras for various railway activities, especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other

A direction has been given to zonal to procure such cameras. This is in-line with Railways' agenda to use technology to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations.

Drone cameras 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.

It shall also be used to assess preparedness of Non-Interlocking (NI) works, crowd management during fairs and melas, to identify scrap and also for aerial survey of station yards.

It is going to be instrumental in providing related to safety and maintenance of tracks and other

Under this initiative, West Central with headquarters at in has become the first Zonal Railway to procure "drone" cameras in West Central Railways has already done a trial-run of those cameras last week on its all the three divisions Division, and

Earlier, the demonstration of "drone" cameras was done for project monitoring of railway electrification work of the Yard.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 15:25 IST