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Alton Towers Almanac: Gallery: 5th October 2009
ATAGalleryConstructionThirteen › 5th October 2009
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Lots of progress on the SW6 site, the pit under the station building has now been lined with concrete.
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Track has started to be fitted at a very rapid pace, this section will enter the top of the station building.
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A wider view of the raised track section
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The raised track section as viewed from Ritas platform.
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A close up of what will be the station block sections of the track.
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After exiting the station the train will follow the track 180 degrees...
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... to the bottom of the lift hill.
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The lift will be tyre driven to help reduce noise.
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An overview of the construction site.
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A section of the lift hill is craned in. The large motors are already attached to each lift wheel under the track
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The new lift hill section is then man-handled into place ready for permanent fitting.
 
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