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Europa Park | Unknown | Mack Rides BigDipper | 2024

CSLKennyNI

Giga Poster

The blackboard is filled with Europa Park, Rulantica and Mack family references but also two ride related clues - "Voltron" and "2024"
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Meanwhile the maintenance building is making good progress and the two train entry points can be clearly seen now. The building will be capable of holding all 7 trains and is in the middle of the ride layout.
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Reminder overview of the maintenance bays and turntable access from the planning documents
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JoshC.

Strata Poster
I'm really struggling here: are there many (any?) coasters out there that have their maintenance areas half way through the layout / so far away from the ride start point? Most examples I can think of have transfer track to get to the maintenance area adjacent to station/load/offload areas. Only one I can think of is Saw, and even then, that's by the ride's lift hill and reasonably close to start.

Ultimately means very little I know, but just a odd little quirk I guess.
 

Matt N

CF Legend
I'm really struggling here: are there many (any?) coasters out there that have their maintenance areas half way through the layout / so far away from the ride start point? Most examples I can think of have transfer track to get to the maintenance area adjacent to station/load/offload areas. Only one I can think of is Saw, and even then, that's by the ride's lift hill and reasonably close to start.

Ultimately means very little I know, but just a odd little quirk I guess.
Correct me if I’m wrong here, but based on POVs, I think Takabisha might have a maintenance area in the middle of the ride, by the MCBRs just before the vertical lift hill, rather than at the beginning/end of the ride.
 

VonRolland

Hyper Poster
I'm really struggling here: are there many (any?) coasters out there that have their maintenance areas half way through the layout / so far away from the ride start point? Most examples I can think of have transfer track to get to the maintenance area adjacent to station/load/offload areas. Only one I can think of is Saw, and even then, that's by the ride's lift hill and reasonably close to start.

Ultimately means very little I know, but just a odd little quirk I guess.
Pégase Express?
 

cookie

Hyper Poster
Roland Mack apparently officially confirmed the 2024 opening today and that it is due to the previously mentioned supply problems. The coaster was originally set for a late 2023 opening.

 
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