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Apex parks no more

Apex parks no more

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Sad news for coaster lovers, especially for those who like wooden ones. Apex Parks Group is closing their two large amusement parks Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana and Fantasy Island in Grand Island, New York. The parks were home to nine coasters, including the first El Loco and four CCI woodies. Click the headline for more information ...
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Skyline Park ditches Dragster

Skyline Park ditches Dragster

Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany

Skyline Park is getting rid of Sky Dragster, the park's Maurer Rides Spike coaster that opened in June, 2017. The park decided to call it quits and remove the prototype motorbike ride after three years of operational difficulties, suffering from more down time than up. Good luck to Carnival Cruise Lines. Click the headline for more information ...
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Emperor hits two milestones

Emperor hits two milestones

San Diego, California, USA

SeaWorld San Diego’s new dive coaster, Emperor, reached two significant milestones with the installation of the last section of track and the loading of the first ride vehicle onto the track. When Emperor opens, it will be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California. Click the headline for more information ...
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Kings Dominion seals Crypt

Kings Dominion seals Crypt

Doswell, Virginia, USA

The rumors are true and after only a few days of speculation, Kings Dominion confirmed that the park has sealed the Crypt for good. The Huss suspended top spin ride opened in 2005 as Tomb Raider: Firefall and lost its name when Cedar Fair purchased the Paramount Parks. Click the headline for more information ...
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West Coast Racing at Magic Mountain

West Coast Racing at Magic Mountain

Valencia, California, USA

The long delayed, or should we say long awaited, West Coast Racers finally opened at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Branded as the "world’s first single track quadruple racing coaster," the Premier Rides coaster has a quasi Möbius layout that features four separate LSM launches and eight inversions. Click the headline for more information ...
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2019 CoasterForce Top 25

2019 CoasterForce Top 25

For the second straight year CoasterForce put together an "official" Top 25 list compiled from each our members' favorite roller coaster rankings. The number you see next to each coaster is this final calculation based on each members ranking and the number of times it was ridden by members; the lower a number, the more highly rated it was among all members. Click the headline to see the results ...
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Valhalla to close for 2020 season

Valhalla to close for 2020 season

Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK

Blackpool Pleasure Beach confirmed that the Valhalla dark water ride will be closed for re-imagining during the entire 2020 season and open again the following year as part of the park's 125th anniversary celebration. No details of the refurbishment were given. Click the headline for more information ...
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Hasbro to bring the game to Galaxyland

Hasbro to bring the game to Galaxyland

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Toy giant Hasbro and the largest shopping mall in North America, West Edmonton Mall, announced "Galaxyland powered by Hasbro". Over 25 attractions will be rebranded to Hasbro's wide range of toys such as My Little Pony, Mr Potato Head, Monopoly and Play-Doh. Click the headline for more information ...
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