LiveEO's satellite-based vegetation monitoring solution will serve the entire medium-voltage network of the E.on subsidiary.
Deutsche Bahn updated its vegetation management programme in 2018, investing more money and personnel and cutting storm damage by 25 percent.
The main line connecting Edinburgh and Glasgow has sustained serious damage following flooding from the nearby Union canal.
Deutsche Bahn is partnering with LiveEO to use satellite images and AI to generate data about trees' resiliance to storms.
Deutsche Bahn says it will halve its use of glyphosate in 2020 and instead focus on more mechanical, manual options for removing weeds.
DfT produces guidelines for Network Rail to manage lineside vegetation while continuing to ensure the safety of passengers and services.