I've been saying for years that a coaster such as the next gen version of Juvelen would be perfect for the park.
It's family thrill, can run multiple trains, unique riding styles, gives the park a launch coaster, quad bikes fit the jungle/safari theme and can handle larger crowds.
And that’s exactly what was on the table in 2016. Here was the concept art for it
What made them change their minds to the B&M I doubt we will ever know.
Everyone predicted the capacity issues as soon as they knew it was a shuttle.
You just know this virtual queue system is going to be a disaster.
Now a case of well Merlin you made your low capacity bed now your going to have to lie in it.