The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. has a new tool for inspecting railroad infrastructure and operations- drones. BNSF recently received approval to use the remotely controlled flying drones to maximize safety in railroad operations, but hasn’t said specifically how and where they’ll be used.

BNSF did say it will use the drones, equipped with cameras, to inspect track and monitor trains.

Here’s more, from the Sioux City Journal.

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