Strange Roller Coasters

Discussion in 'Rest of the World Parks and Attractions' started by RyanY, 12th Jun 2012.

  1. Sam

    Sam TowersStreet Member

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    Since it's been operating since 1928, I'm sure it's pretty safe.

    The layout looks a bit boring though, it stops just as it gets going!
     
  2. Alastair

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    The age of it makes it likely to get more and more unsafe as the years pass. I maybe would have ridden it 84 years ago when it was brand new.
     
  3. DiogoJ42

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    LOL... It's a Scenic Railway. We have two one (and a pile of burnt wood) of them in the UK. I can assure you they are safe. The Brakeman is in control of the train's speed at all times.
     
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    ^ Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach's RollerCoaster - the only redeeming feature of the place.
     
  5. DiogoJ42

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    What about the Segway races?
     
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    Yeah the one at Great Yarmouth does look good. I'll have to try and visit some time. This particular scenic railway has some pretty spectacular views though!
     
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    I guess they're pretty cool too...

    Apart from that though... xD
     
  8. LordOfDarkness

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    A former travelling B&M Intamin inverted!

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    It even has a B&M pre-drop!

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  9. Martin

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    I think you mean Giovanola. ;)

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGml9JDOebo&feature=related[/youtube]

    It's got a brilliantly compact layout.
     
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  10. LordOfDarkness

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    Subcontractor was Giovanola, But intresting stat... It pulls 5.2G's!

    Whats the most for an Inverted?

    http://rcdb.com/4242.htm
     
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    Jesus, I didn't even know it was possible to make an invert transportable? Looks brilliant as well!
     
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    Takes about 6 weeks to put up though. :p
     
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    Worth it though! If only fairs in our country could be as epic. Even our best fairs are blitzed by the German ones. :/
     
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    *-Shiver-* An Intamin knockoff of a B&M Invert!

    That's like buying blackmarket knockoff toys from Wall Street!
     
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  15. DiogoJ42

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    It's supposed to be way more intense than a B&M :D
     
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    Posted 9th Jul 2012
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    Is that a translation issue, or are the Saudis really segregating sexes on roller coasters?!
     
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    As far as I know, there are seperate queues for male and female guests. Not sure how the seating works though.
     

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