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by Schneck
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Phantasialand
Replies: 632
Views: 59486

Re: Phantasialand

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dgo7c8gWAAAR40s.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dgo7c8jX4AYEGCg.jpg Some new pictures from Looopings of the site. Showing that the underground station has now been enclosed, the new track and supports erected (extending the layout parts built last year) and the undergrou...
by Schneck
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Phantasialand
Replies: 632
Views: 59486

Re: Phantasialand

^ That video is rather outdated. The massive new foundations across the centre of the site and the various new pillars that have been built in the off season are not visible on it. As shown on this graphic from PhantaFriends. https://www.phantafriends.de/uploads/monthly_2018_04/bild1.thumb.png.40166...
by Schneck
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Phantasialand
Replies: 632
Views: 59486

Re: Phantasialand

https://scontent.flcy1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26993507_1703154266417351_7054884260133899985_n.jpg?oh=4d208388bbeb7305f7bdcf448dc70177&oe=5AF34967 The official Merlin Magic Making Instagram account posted this picture (and then removed it an hour later) of a staff member trying out the prototy...
by Schneck
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Heide Park
Replies: 788
Views: 73466

Re: Heide Park

The Nemesis Fox wrote:
Surely they could RMC it so it still retains and can be marketed as a new coaster

The coaster clearly has some major structural issues, not sure how much is left that you could actually RMC.
by Schneck
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal
Replies: 1434
Views: 76941

Re: Merlin General Discussion

Interesting how Merlin always blame external factors for poor performance. Never themselves...
by Schneck
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Phantasialand
Replies: 632
Views: 59486

Re: Phantasialand

Was at the park last Thursday, and heard from a few different members of staff that Rookburgh will open in 2019. They all seem to be under that impression, and considering how much work there still is to do, and how much theming will be going in (the park's creative team have said Rookburgh would su...
by Schneck
Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Efteling
Replies: 633
Views: 50431

Re: Efteling

https://www.looopings.nl/weblog/8630/Volgende-nieuwe-attractie-Efteling-wordt-heftige-achtbaan.html The next big new attraction in the Efteling will be an intense big roller coaster.  The Kaatsheuvels fairytale park wants to add a spectacular rollercoaster within a few years Looopings can announce f...
by Schneck
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Phantasialand
Replies: 632
Views: 59486

Re: Phantasialand

Overview of Phantasialand with the new area Rookburgh marked on. https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/fr/cp0/e15/q65/21457419_1567751616624284_880966470245245963_o.jpg?efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&oh=87e0a5e8b626ef6bbb3b21c9f5f8edb7&oe=5A1D3D07 Recent footage of the test set up. A film crew an...
by Schneck
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Heide Park
Replies: 788
Views: 73466

Re: Heide Park

Yeah that picture is just engineers carrying out another inspection. No final decision has been made yet. But to be fair I can't see Merlin paying a repair bill which is two digit amount in the millions - when for the same price they can build a new large coaster attraction which they can market and...