Jeremy Renner trains for Disney+ Hawkeye show by using a toy bow and arrow while in quarantine

Jeremy Renner channels his inner Hawkeye as he trains for Disney+ show by using a toy bow and arrow while in quarantine By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 08:49 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 08:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 He’s been busy filming the new Disney+ series of Hawkeye since December. And Jeremy Renner … Read more Jeremy Renner trains for Disney+ Hawkeye show by using a toy bow and arrow while in quarantine

Millipede swarms disrupting Japan’s trains for 50 years only emerge every eight years, study finds

Scientists have determined the swarms of thousands of millipedes that infest parts of Japan aren’t random. The arthropods, which gather in clusters so large they can delay train traffic, are on a unique eight-year life cycle. This makes the ‘train millipedes’ the only other periodical animal besides cicadas, and the only non-insect. Researchers uncovered the … Read more Millipede swarms disrupting Japan’s trains for 50 years only emerge every eight years, study finds

Half of all rail services may be cut due to ‘ghost trains’

Half of all rail services may be cut due to ‘ghost trains’: Routes could be slashed again amid predicted slump in passengers during third lockdown An emergency timetable would be introduced in a bid to cut service levels   Aim is to reduce number of so-called ‘ghost trains’ which carry no passengers  Expected number of services … Read more Half of all rail services may be cut due to ‘ghost trains’

Steam trains could stop running as plans for new coal mine are blocked

Steam trains are nearing end of the line: Old-style locomotives could stop running as plans for new coal mine are blocked Newcastle City Council has refused to grant planning permission for a new mine A railway association said decision ‘dashed hopes of Britain’s heritage railways’ It comes as supplies of English steam coal are expected to … Read more Steam trains could stop running as plans for new coal mine are blocked

Gas from human waste and old food may fuel UK trains in future

Amid plans to phase out dirty diesel engines, trains run on gas made from human and animal waste and discarded food could join the rolling stock of Britain’s railways. The ‘BioUltra’ railcar is the brainchild of a team of engineers led by the Worcester-based Ultra Light Rail Partners — and will be able to carry up … Read more Gas from human waste and old food may fuel UK trains in future

Trains: Engines powered by human waste and discarded food could be introduced to Britain’s railways

Trains powered by human waste and discarded food could be introduced to Britain’s railway network under plans to phase out dirty diesel engines The ‘BioUltra’ railcar is being developed engineers at Ultra Light Rail Partners This Worcester-based firm built a smaller, biogas-fuelled demo train back in July The new train will carry twice the passengers (120 … Read more Trains: Engines powered by human waste and discarded food could be introduced to Britain’s railways

Photographer Tamas Rizsavi’s stunning pictures of trains in epic European landscapes

When it comes to creating incredible images of trains, Tamas Rizsavi is definitely on the right track. As is manifestly evident from his breathtaking portfolio. For the past five years, the 29-year-old, from Hungary, has travelled around Europe – sometimes by railway, but also by car and plane – snapping stunning photos of trains in … Read more Photographer Tamas Rizsavi’s stunning pictures of trains in epic European landscapes

Collectors go wild for scrap salvaged from Tube trains as parts worth £550,000 fly off the shelves

Have you ever noted the home storage potential of a London Underground luggage rack, or lusted over the interior design qualities of a right-facing Jubilee Line lift button? Is so you are not alone – collectors have gone wild for parts salvaged from decommissioned Tube trains, with goods ranging from seat fabric, station tiles and … Read more Collectors go wild for scrap salvaged from Tube trains as parts worth £550,000 fly off the shelves

South Western Railway cancels trains into London amid staff shortages caused by Covid 

South Western Railway has plunged festive travel plans into more disarray after cancelling trains into London amid staff shortages caused by Covid.  The rail firm said it would only run services between the Tier 2 areas of Exeter and Basingstoke, but not to the capital, which is under the harshest of restrictions, up to and … Read more South Western Railway cancels trains into London amid staff shortages caused by Covid 

Trains cancelled as major outbreak of Covid-19 sweeps through GWR sparking fears of Christmas chaos

Trains get cancelled as major outbreak of Covid-19 virus sweeps through rail company sparking fears of Christmas chaos for passengers One in four of GWR’s Plymouth-based train drivers due to work over Christmas are either ill or self isolating after a colleague tested positive for coronavirus  More than 50 staff are out of action but … Read more Trains cancelled as major outbreak of Covid-19 sweeps through GWR sparking fears of Christmas chaos