UK advanced drone system wins new Government funding to protect workers in the rail industry during Covid and beyond

Advance drone system, is leading a consortium of eight partners that includes HS2 delivery team Skanska Costain STRABAG, has won a share of £30 million from the Future Flight Challenge, a proportion of which has been allocated to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

The consortium is developing an advanced drone system that will facilitate pilotless drone access to the hardest to reach areas of industrial landscapes, providing for better and faster exchange of information between offsite and onsite teams; helping increase productivity, boosting health & safety of onsite workers as well as reducing the number of visits to site overall.

Remember that NSAR is hosting its 2020 Skills Symposium featuring guest speaker PhysicistBrian Cox CBE FRS, on Friday 27th November 2020. The event will focus on the futurology of the rail industry and more.

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