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UK roller coaster to reopen despite serious crash

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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Redskins roller-coaster still rolling

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.

Vice All News Time24 November 2015 07:00:11


Legoland Dubai installs first roller coaster

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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25 August 2015 09:16:44 WN.com - Asia News

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Wooden roller coaster debuts in E China

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.

Vice All News Time03 July 2015 03:54:24


Crash roller coaster to stay closed

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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Four badly hurt in Alton Towers roller-coaster crash in UK

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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Four badly hurt in UK roller coaster crash

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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Four seriously hurt in roller-coaster accident at British theme park

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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UK roller coaster collision leaves 4 seriously injured

02 June 2015 17:30:49 WN.com - World News

LONDON (AP) — A roller coaster collision at a British amusement park has left...

Vice All News Time02 June 2015 17:30:49