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Alton Towers plans wooden rollercoaster for 2018

SW8 wooden rollercoaster plans

Alton Towers has submitted a planning application for a wooden rollercoaster, scheduled to open in 2018.

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Dreamland Margate enters administration

Dreamland Margate's Scenic Railway rollercoaster

Dreamland Margate has been placed into administration less than a year after it re-opened.

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Alton Towers ‘saw 25% attendance drop’ in 2015

Congo River Rapids at Alton Towers

Alton Towers saw a 25% fall in visitor numbers in 2015, according to a report published by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

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No opening date for Thorpe Park Ghost Train

Derren Browns Ghost Train

Thorpe Park has said that its latest ride – Derren Brown’s Ghost Train – will now not open before the end of May.

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Paultons Park opens £9m Lost Kingdom area

Flight of the Pterosaur

Paultons Park has today opened its new £9 million dinosaur-themed Lost Kingdom area.

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Pleasure Beach plans Mack rollercoaster for 2018

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach will open a launched rollercoaster from German manufacturers Mack Rides in 2018, Ride Rater understands.

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Thorpe Park delays Ghost Train opening date

Derren Browns Ghost Train

Thorpe Park has announced that the opening of its new ride – Derren Brown’s Ghost Train – will be delayed.

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Alton Towers plans depict SW8 ride layout

SW8-1

Alton Towers has submitted planning documents to Staffordshire Moorlands Council that reveal the layout of its next major ride.

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