Saint Paul, Picardie, France
The Gravity Group released video animation of Wood Express, their new wooden coaster that will be opening at Parc Saint Paul in 2018. At a cost of $2.15 million (€2.5m), the coaster stands 49 feet (15m) tall with a 57° drop reaching speeds up to 38 mph (61 km/h) over 1,572 feet (479m) of track and will feature 13 moments of airtime! Click the headline for more information
Poitiers, Vienna, Austria
Dominique Hummel, Chairman of the Board of Parc du Futuroscope, announced at the Tops du Tourisme conference that the park will be adding their first major roller coaster in 2019. At a cost of $26 million (€22m), the coaster will be themed to a space adventure with both indoor and outdoor sections and feature a freefall drop section of track.
Parc du Futuroscope is a theme park in Jaunay-Clan, France based around multimedia, cinematographic and audio-visual techniques. It has several 3D and 4D cinemas along with shows and other attractions. Click the headline for more information