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Merlin Entertainments To Keep Main Ride’s Closed

Since the accident at Alton Towers Resort on Tuesday afternoon Merlin Entertainments has been engaged in a thorough review and investigation of the events...

Alton Towers admits Smiler ride safety was breached

The owner of Alton Towers has been told it faces a large fine after admitting responsibility for the Smiler rollercoaster crash. Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd...
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The Smiler Behind The Scenes

Alton Towers The Smiler Behind Closed Season maintenance in numbers: -50,000 bolts on roller coasters checked -2000 roller coaster wheels are changed -120,000 hours of maintenance takes place -150 full time technical...

Wicker Man Announced As Secret Weapon 8 | Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort have announced today that their newest addition to the park, SW8, will be themed around Wicker Man. Clearly fitting in well...

The Smiler Incident Court Hearing | Alton Towers Resort

Today has been the court hearing case for The Smiler incident that occurred June 2015 which left two teenagers needing leg amputations and other...
Hades 360 | Wooden Coaster

Alton Towers SW8

This description indicates that the development being proposed for the resort is the widely anticipated SW8. Described as being located ‘nearby Nemesis’, and 75...

Big Six Challenge: Coming May 2015 at Alton Towers Resort

Can you face the Big Six? Alton Towers Resort challenges you to ride six of the UK’s biggest rollercoasters. The Smiler, Air, Nemesis, Rita,...
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SW8 Opening Date Announced | Alton Towers Resort

The new ride, known only as SW8 - Secret Weapon 8 - is a wooden rollercoaster, marking a step away from more commonly seen...

Alton Towers Resort Open’s For The 2016 Season

It's that time of the year again when Alton Towers Resort re-opens to the public after a, what seemed like forever, short time closed...

BREAKING NEWS: SW8 Wooden Coaster – Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort has now released full plans for their latest roller coaster addition to the park, SW8! From looking at the plans it...