Dubai RTA plans drone trials aimed for the inspection of Metro tunnels

We know that Drones plays an important role in monitoring , providing easier ,faster and cheaper method of data collections and also there are number of other advantages too. Drones have been used for constant surveillance over large areas.

Dubai is starting a trial run of drones to inpect Dubai metro tunnels extending 14km on both red and green lines.During a visit to Dubai Metro Depot at Al Rashidiya , Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director- General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said, “Dones enables faster and precise inspection of the condition of assets and it saves the inspection times, enabling access to areas where its difficult to reach and generates highly accurate reports about the condition of tunnels. “

Inorder to capture pictorial monitoring of tunnels , Custom made drones are used fitted with multiple cameras with high definition lenses. It also enables inspection of walls through infrared radiation.

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