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Unique innovation partnership: Austrian Federal Railways and FREQUENTIS collaborate on hangar-based drone operations

Automated drones to provide faster, more efficient, and more frequent rail track maintenance checks in the future.

A dense rail network with almost 10,000 kilometres of track and over 1,000 stations and stops is the basis for the comprehensive and environmentally friendly provision of transport services in Austria. 

"The drone ecosystem is currently growing rapidly, with the number of commercial use cases continuously increasing," explains Norbert Haslacher, CEO Frequentis. "We are pleased to join forces with our customer ÖBB to test the operational feasibility of hangar-based automated drone flights for future-oriented railway operations in Austria."

(c) ÖBB

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