Huh, So if i read this correctly the first train was stuck on the beginning of the brake run. The second train then crashed into it leaving it in a place without cat walks.
and somewhere else I read that one of them had life treating injuries.
This is just bad
This seems unlikely to me since the trains traverse that part of the ride rather slowly.
To me it sounds more like a train failed to slow down on the brake run and slammed into a stationary train in the station.
Cedar fair is a corporation, they will do anything to maximize short term gain for there investors. So if that is to sell the park, they will.
However you are correct in the fact that with the high attendance that Knott's is getting that this is highly unlikely.
But my point is still that no...
Troy is definitely the best of them that I have ridden.
I have never ridden Wodan so I cant commend on that.
Joris en de Draak is a bit interesting for me since i have gotten very different rides on it. One time i ridden it and it was slow and sluggish and a year later I got an absolutely...
"De Valkenier" will probably never open again according to this news article.
Before the flooding it was already known that the park would probably be redeveloped into housing.
I sadly expected this would happen.
I have heard that the ride wasn't e-stopt for 15 minuets after the accident.
It made me wonder why rapid ride's currently don't have tracking systems to track each individual rafts progress through the ride. A system like the could've E-stopt the ride when a raft is taking to long to go through...
I think your confusing permits and zoning.
What has happened today is that a new zoning plan has been accepted.
Ether way both don't expire in the Netherlands.
However building permits can be revoked if the applicant hasn't used the permit 6 months after it has been granted.