Please note that Alton Towers Almanac is no longer maintained or updated, and almost all information will be out of date.

For the latest information, please visit Alton Towers’ official website.

ATAGalleryConstructionRita - Queen of Speed › February 13th 2005
A big thanks to Alton Towers for supplying these pictures.
A gorgeous shot of the crossover section.
Standing on the station platform, looking down the launch. Notice how close the first set of brakes are, on the right hand side.
Looking up at the crossover shows you the sheer scale of this new roller coaster.
From the top of Corkscrew's lift hill, we can now see a large majority of the ride circuit in one shot.
A beautiful shot of the newly repainted Corkscrew.
A lot of work is happening in the hydraulic room at the moment. The hydraulic pipes are enormous, and the associated equipment (pumps/accumulators/tanks etc) are also massive. The winch cable has also been put in now.
6 images on 1 page(s)