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Alton Towers Almanac: Gallery: February 19th 2005
ATAGalleryConstructionRita - Queen of Speed › February 19th 2005
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Rita's control tower. Note the distinctly "Ug Land" patterns on the stairs up to the door.
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The track dominates the Ug Land skyline.
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The view through the Ug Land entrance arch. work is continuing on the station area of the ride.
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Rita's ride photo booth and shop, which now seems to be complete. The "race track in Ug Land" theme is achieved by mixing the prehistoric leopardskin look and the chequered poles.
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One of the trains sat in the brake run. Once assembled fully, the trains will be five cars in length. On the front train, you can just make out a "Rita" logo leading into the flame motif.
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The final turn of Rita, with Corkscrew right next to it.
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The train in the brake run. Work is also going on under the station at the moment.
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You can see the frame, to the right of the control tower, that will hold the themed "starting lights" for the ride.
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The Rita maintenance shed, still under construction.
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Above the Rita train, the striking image of Corkscrew and Rita. Ug Land will be very crowded from 2005 onwards, in more ways than one!
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In Fountain Square, the RCS construction team are still very much hard at work.
 
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