UPDATE: Network Rail reveals full five-year drone framework plan


Network Rail has confirmed the details of its comprehensive drone framework list, lasting until 2024.

The firm has split up its drone offering into three separate areas in order to cover the entirety of what it offers.

It has awarded companies contracts in Drone Services, Training and Equipment.

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See the breakdown here:

Drone Services
– Plowman Craven
– Bridgeway Aerial
– Richard Allitt Associates
– UKDN Waterflow

– Heliguy
– UAV8
– Cyberhawk

– Heliguy
– Buzzflyer

Heliguy, which announced the news it had been selected yesterday, will work across both Network Rail’s training and equipment offering.

Ruairi Hardman, Heliguy’s business development manager, commented on how his company is pleased to have been recognised for the contract work.

He said: “This contract award with Network Rail is the largest of its type in the UK and as such is a testament to our ability to deliver such projects at this level. The whole team at Heliguy is delighted to work with Network Rail’s UAS Programme.”

Adding: “We are extremely proud to have been awarded a national framework agreement with Network Rail for the provision of UAS/drone equipment, maintenance, servicing, repairs and training.”

You can read CDP’s coverage of the new which broke yesterday here:

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