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Alton Towers admits safety failings in roller coaster crash

22 April 2016 17:28:57 WN.com - World News

The owner of Britain's Alton Towers amusement park has accepted responsibility for a roller coaster crash that left five people seriously injured. ......

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Alton Towers admits safety failings in roller coaster crash

22 April 2016 16:51:44 FOX News

The owner of Britain's Alton Towers amusement park has accepted responsibility for a roller coaster crash that left five people seriously injured.

Vice All News Time22 April 2016 16:51:44


USS Battlestar Galactica roller coaster malfunctions with riders stuck for 20mins

06 April 2016 21:39:34 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore Star.com

Thrill-seekers at Universal Studios Singapore (USS) were stuck on the popular Battlestar Galactica ride for about 20 minutes after the roller-coaster malfunctioned today at around ...

Vice All News Time06 April 2016 21:39:34


$350-million Nintendo-themed land coming to Universal Studios Japan

10 March 2016 19:28:17 WN.com - World News

Welcome to another edition of In the Loop, the Los Angeles Times' theme park newsletter. I'm Funland theme park blogger Brady MacDonald, and this week, we geek out on the new Nintendo-themed land, try out the new Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park take a ride on a volcano-themed VR coaster and get ready for the “Frozen” musical. Nintendo Universal Studios Japan will spend $350 million on a Nintendo-themed land that will rival the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in size and quality. VR coasters Two-dozen virtual-reality roller coasters are set to debut...

Vice All News Time10 March 2016 19:28:17


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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Theme park owner to be prosecuted after coaster crash

25 February 2016 15:35:04 WN.com - World News

The owner of Alton Towers is to be prosecuted after one of the attraction’s roller coasters crashed. ......

Vice All News Time25 February 2016 15:35:04


Theme park eyes job cuts after roller coaster crash

10 November 2015 18:32:24 WN.com - World News

Up to 190 redundancies could be made at the Alton Towers theme park, following a roller-coaster crash this summer. ......

Vice All News Time10 November 2015 18:32:24


Universal Studios to Complete Beijing Theme Park in 2019 (Beijing Municipal Government)

14 September 2015 06:24:15 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) Tourists enjoy roller coaster at Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore, May 30, 2011. Universal Studios says it plans to complete its Hollywood theme park in Beijing by 2019. The...

Vice All News Time14 September 2015 06:24:15


Roller coaster crash set to cost owner $73M

27 July 2015 15:10:10 WN.com - World News

A popular UK attractions operator has issued a profit warning ahead of its interim results, after a rollercoaster incident at one of its theme parks. ......

Vice All News Time27 July 2015 15:10:10


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...

Vice All News Time05 June 2015 16:45:14