Every year, Infrabel strives to improve the punctuality of rail services. In 2016, there was a substantial increase in delays caused by third-parties. The causes included: people walking on the tracks, personal accidents, bomb scares and police operations. The 2016 results.
Drones for track maintenance
Infrabel is launching a project to integrate the use of drones for the maintenance of certain parts of the network that usually require a temporary interruption to the rail service. By using the drones, the work can be carried out without any major impact on the network, thus improving the punctuality of the service. This will be launched very soon.