Using unmanned aerial vehicles in the rail industry

UAVPeter Derry, innovations director, assesses the possibilities and risks of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for security purposes in the rail industry, as well as their wider use in the sector.

The commercial use of UAVs has grown in the past few years so the question was asked; what could UAVs offer the rail sector? There are few that don’t believe they will play a role in the industry in the future but the question back is how and when, and what benefits and risks they will bring.

Peter Derry assessed this with Railway Strategies Magazine on page 33


Peter Derry

Peter is the Innovation Director at Interserve inspiring and orchestrating teams to find new ways to create business value for our customers.