Unmanned Aircraft System Applications in International Railroads

This report summarizes the current uses and issues associated with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in railroad applications, and provides the use cases employed by railroads. The report highlights global UAS market outlooks as well as regulations that influence the use of this technology around the world. The report also provides an overview of issues related to Beyond Visual Line of Sight operations that will affect the use of UAS in railroad applications internationally.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report; Technical Report
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 42p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01666142
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/FRA/ORD-18/04, SERV-REPT-0001744
  • Contract Numbers: DTFR53-10-D-00002L Task Order 49
  • Created Date: Feb 26 2018 1:32PM