Chancellor's Northern Powerhouse train broke down three times in four months
George Osborne renamed the train when he launched his multibillion project to improve transport in the north, which was shelved at the end of June
A train renamed the Northern Powerhouse” by George Osborne to signal the renewal of transport in northern England has broken down three times in four months.
The refurbished Class 319 electric train was named by the chancellor during a ceremony at Manchester Piccadilly railway station in March, as he launched a multibillion project to improve road links and train speeds north of the country.
Source: Guardian Transport