2014 ROLLER COASTER WRECKS
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01 April 2016 15:24:54 WN.com - World News
Valencia, California (CNN)Piloting a fighter jet, dodging skyscrapers and battling alien intruders -- all while barreling along a steel track hundreds of feet in the air. Welcome aboard a virtual reality roller coaster. It's a concept that may change roller coasters forever by combining the traditional steel track with VR technology to place thrill seekers in a completely virtual world. Here's how it works: Before boarding the coaster, riders strap a VR headset across their face. They won't see where the...
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01 March 2016 16:22:54 WN.com - World News
A U.K. roller coaster is set to reopen just nine months after a crash that seriously injured five people. ......
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24 November 2015 07:00:11 Latest News - UPI.com
By Brian McNally, The Sports Xchange ASHBURN, Va. -- One week, the Washington Redskins can do nothing wrong. The next, they can do nothing right.
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06 October 2015 10:01:21 Arabian Business - Home
Dragon roller coaster will be the park’s biggest ride, at 16 metres high and reaching speeds of up to 60kph
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07 September 2015 11:35:36 China News latest RSS headlines - China National News.com
After a roller coaster rush since July 2014, China's stock market has stabilized and risks have been released to some extent, the securities regulator said ...
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06 September 2015 07:44:00 Beijing News latest RSS headlines - Peking Press.com
Cues by the US Fed, Chinese macro-economic data and the domestic factory output will send the Indian equity market on a "roller-coaster" ride and that too not "a pleasant one" in the week to come, ...
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25 August 2015 09:16:44 WN.com - Asia News
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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 > China News
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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