- British Transport Police trial drones to improve safety and security on the UK’s railways;
- DJI drones are being deployed to combat cable and equipment theft, deter trespassers and tackle graffiti hotspots;
- The drones offer unique aerial views, provide a safe and efficient method of patrol and enable a rapid response to trackside incidents;
- The drone trial has been described as a success.
British Transport Police is exploring using drones to improve safety and security along the UK’s railway network.
The Force’s fleet of drones – including the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise – is being used to combat cable and equipment theft, deter trespassers and tackle graffiti hotspots.
BTP has recently deployed the drones as part of Operation Ingolf: Working with Network Rail and other stakeholders to monitor the Brighton Main Line during engineering works.
With the stretch shut to passenger services, the line was…