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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:45 pm

Sorry for the double post, but this is seriously looking awesome!

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:30 pm

The track up to about halfway through the final turn was completed today.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:31 pm

I can't wait to go on this, wish they'd announce an opening date, even a month would do for now!
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:34 pm

I believe it's due to open in July, not sure on a specific date though.
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:37 pm

ladyofthelake wrote:
I believe it's due to open in July, not sure on a specific date though.

Correct :) viewtopic.php?f=13&t=38875&start=80#p816768
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:44 pm

Ahh this is what I get for just skimming threads ;) Now I'm even more excited.
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:12 am

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:46 am

The track has been completed.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:08 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQbxXO5ytqM

They made another video :D just watching it now, don't know what it covers :P
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:49 pm

Here are some photos from Vijfzintuigen of how things are looking on site.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:50 pm

Some photos from [url]Vijfzintuigen[/url] taken yesterday. The large wheels that will sit at the top of the lift are being prepared on the ground, whilst various other theming is also worked on around the site.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:09 pm

ladyofthelake wrote:
I believe it's due to open in July, not sure on a specific date though.

I have heard it might even open sometime in june...
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:53 pm

Each time pictures are posted of this dive coaster I get more and more impressed by the sheer level of detail and research they have put into this attraction. So many theme parks can take note, this is how its done. Its not just about the ride its about the experience and I hope next year I'll make a trip across to Efteling.
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:41 pm

More components of the lift hill wheel theming element are now on site, with what looks to be a motor, and they've also started paving some areas of the site.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:40 pm

The building below the lift hill is coming along well, along with the addition of shrubbery, progress on the paving and the completed assembly of the lift hill wheel on the ground. A few more photos can be found here.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:17 pm

Baron 1898 is really starting to come together now, with one of the lift hill wheels being lifted into place today. You'll find some other photos of what's been happening on-site today over on Vijfzintuigen.

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:13 am

Still looking incredibly awesome! :D
 
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:15 pm

The second wheel went up today!

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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:27 pm

Starting to look 'wheely' good!
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Re: Baron 1898 - Efteling - Opening 2015

Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:20 pm

Things continue to progress around the site, with fences being put up around the tunnel entrance and exit, as well as what look to be fence posts for the exterior queueline. These photos and plenty more can be found here.

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