Alton Towers Skyride ‘to run during peak periods only’

Alton Towers’ cable car system the Skyride is not operate during peak days only, according to the TowersTimes fansite.

It is being reported that the transportation system – which has stations in he Dark Forest, Forbidden Valley and Towers Street areas of the park – will operate during weekends, bank holidays and the school holiday weekdays only.

The changes will take place from tomorrow, according to the TowersTimes article.

The move is likely to generate a considerable amount of complaints from guests, and will be widely interpreted as a money-saving measure.

Earlier this year, Alton Towers reversed a decision to close as early as 4pm on early-season off peak weekdays, following a negative backlash from potential visitors.