2014 ROLLER COASTER WRECKS
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25 August 2015 09:16:44 WN.com - Asia News
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14 August 2015 15:08:42 WN.com - World News
A man has been struck by a roller coaster and killed at an Ohio amusement park after...
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13 July 2015 03:28:51 South China Morning Post - News feed
The capital market during the past two weeks has been a roller-coaster ride for China’s billionaires who in some cases have seen the value of their wealth make a U-turn.
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03 July 2015 21:42:14 Beijing News latest RSS headlines - Peking Press.com
The structure is 1060 meters long, 32 meters high at its highest point, and allows for speeds of up to 91 km/h. It claims to be the largest wooden roller coaster in East ...
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03 July 2015 03:54:24 China Daily
A wooden roller coaster makes its debut in Wuhu city, East China’s Anhui province, July 1, 2015. The structure is 1060 meters long, 32 meters high at its highest point, and allows for speeds of up to 91 km/h. It claims to be the largest wooden roller coaster in East China.
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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 07:57:44 CNN.com - Europe
A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.
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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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26 May 2015 04:54:31 WN.com - World News
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend — sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day....
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