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05 June 2015 16:45:14 timesofmalta.com
Alton Towers is to reopen “within the next few days” but the ride involved in the crash in which 16 people were injured will remain shut for the foreseeable future, the company which runs the park has announced. Four people were seriously hurt in Tuesday’s accident involving the Smiler ride and the Staffordshire tourist attraction has been closed since then, racking up losses of around £500,000 a day for owner Merlin Entertainment. The company said today that new “safety protocols” were being issued. The company said: “The safety of our visitors is our fundamental priority. We have a strong safety record at Alton Towers and across the Merlin Group. “Today we are enhancing our safety standards by issuing an additional set of safety protocols and procedures that will reinforce the safe operation of our multi-car roller coasters. These are effective immediately. “Each roller coaster has its own individual operating process and characteristics. Our central safety management team, together with local park operations, will now work to implement and brief operating staff on these protocols. “As a consequence, two roller coaster rides have been withdrawn from service until the new...
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03 June 2015 05:05:19 WN.com - World News
An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Three teenagers are among four people seriously injured when two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The accident happened on The Smiler, an 80km/h ride featuring a world record 14 loops, when a carriage carrying 16 passengers crashed into an empty carriage that was stationary at the top of the ride. Four passengers - two men aged 27 and 18, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman...
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03 June 2015 03:34:36 WN.com - World News
An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Four teenagers have been seriously injured after two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The Tuesday afternoon accident happened on The Smiler, an...
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02 June 2015 19:01:13 WN.com - World News
LONDON - Four teenagers were seriously hurt at one of Britain's biggest theme parks on Tuesday when two carriages collided on a roller-coaster ride, rescue workers said. An air ambulance was called to...
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02 June 2015 17:30:49 WN.com - World News
LONDON (AP) — A roller coaster collision at a British amusement park has left...
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29 May 2015 13:53:07 WN.com - America News
YEARS AGO I vowed never to go on a roller coaster again. I have succeeded physically. However the things going on in Barbados do take me on a mental roller-coaster ride. ......
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07 March 2015 19:11:23 timesofmalta.com
Birkirkara 4Camenzuli 4, 22; Ledesma 14, Maachi 90Sliema Wanderers 2Muscat 8, Pisanu 17 Birkirkara finished on top of this roller-coaster to extend their unbeaten run to 13 matches. The game was only four minutes old when Zach Muscat’s looping free-kick from a wide position on left landed at the feet of Birkirkara winger Ryan Camenzuli who poked home to put his team 1-0 up. In their next significant foray into Birkirkara’s half, Sliema levelled. Mark Scerri passed to Sliema skipper Alex Muscat who took one touch before arrowing his shot past Justin Haber who remained rooted to his spot. Both teams displayed a refreshingly attacking mindset. Birkirkara regained the lead shy the quarter-of-hour-mark when they were awarded a free-kick after Marko Potezica flattened Eliandro just outside the box and Rafael Ledesma bent his shot beyond the wall and away from Glenn Zammit’s reach. It was Ledesma’s 13th goal of the season. The tit-for-tat nature of the game persisted. Sliema made it 2-2 after 17 minutes. Pedrinho was hauled down by Muscat on the edge of the box and Andrea Pisanu curled his free-kick past the wall and into the top corner. Birkirkara were again quick to respond. Ledesma...
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16 December 2014 04:23:53 NewsDay Zimbabwe
Ndoro, Malajila on a roller coaster Ndoro, Malajila on a roller coaster : NewsDay Zimbabwe .
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18 November 2014 21:16:22 Latest News - UPI.com
Ben Hooper ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The creators of a planned 570-foot-tall roller coaster in Florida released an animated video detailing the track design.
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15 November 2014 08:09:05 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion
A 71-year-old employee at a theme park is in a serious condition after he was hit by a roller coaster on Friday. According to police, the accident occurred at around 10:40 a.m. at the New Reoma World theme park in Marugame City, Kagawa Prefecture. TBS reported that the employee, Kazuyuki…
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