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by Rekki
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Runaway Mine Train Crash
Replies: 269
Views: 71617

if its correct, do you think they would allow it to open again, from what ive heard they had to air lift most of the train to hospital
by Rekki
Thu Jul 20, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Runaway Mine Train Crash
Replies: 269
Views: 71617

yes, it was a full train, from what ive heard they ahve closed all of katanga so ambulances can come and go, i can't 100% comfirm this cuase i dont work there anymore, but its come from a very reputable source
by Rekki
Thu Jul 20, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Runaway Mine Train Crash
Replies: 269
Views: 71617

Runaway Mine Train Crash

has anyone heard about the crash on the runaway mine train today? apart it was a full train, and one of the cupplings went, and the two haves crashed into one another in the tunnel
by Rekki
Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Resort staff... Best & Worst rides to work with
Replies: 21
Views: 6761

best = nemesis op - fun, loads going on, great staff, good laugh
worst doodle doo derby - what do i say, boring, loads of little kids, about 30 people an hour, when its busy
by Rekki
Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wind.. (Not the smelly sort)
Replies: 23
Views: 9243

it wont speed it up to the extent you would notice, effects the breaks more than anything
by Rekki
Tue Mar 28, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wind.. (Not the smelly sort)
Replies: 23
Views: 9243

the cold was possibly effecting the hydrolics. sky ride has to close in anything over 30 i think For the wind to affect a coaster to the extend it rolled back or somthing, it would have to be very very quick, dont forget that roller coasters are designed to overspeed around the track, and the speed ...
by Rekki
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Faulty Flume.....
Replies: 50
Views: 16051

button in the cabin was there before, was installed along with the duck, only problem is that the stopped worked ok, but theres two buttons to press to restart it (the sound and the compressor) and the button in the cabin only did the sound. so it quacked but didnt move, they did try to fix it just ...
by Rekki
Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Faulty Flume.....
Replies: 50
Views: 16051

its not THERE sole job to turn a flipping duck on lol, they have to check rides make sure there safe etc. :roll: tbh, the techies have to check the tunnel, its only a case of pressing 2 buttons, they are there anyway, so its no biggie, when i op'ed the flume, if i noticed it was off, i sent 3rd man...
by Rekki
Sat Nov 12, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Things you hear people say that's untrue
Replies: 110
Views: 29709

in my experience, harness sometimes will pop up one notch, because it wasnt fully latched on that notch, but its nothing to worry about, it can only go up one notch, and a harness usually has to be atleast 3/4 notches down before it will register as locked
by Rekki
Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Sky Ride
Replies: 67
Views: 19154

no, they use vans for that
by Rekki
Mon Jul 11, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The future of Ripsaw?
Replies: 88
Views: 20153

i was on park yesterday and they were on, the ops have to be very carefull with their use, cause the gondola did trip out 2/3 times apparently
by Rekki
Fri Jul 08, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ripsaw is faulty :(
Replies: 23
Views: 8125

and i hope people stop going on about 'when it gets warmer, they will be back'
by Rekki
Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Security Issues
Replies: 59
Views: 16077

AJ - that inncodent you mentioned, was that on sunday?
by Rekki
Fri Jul 01, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: New Staff Uniforms
Replies: 28
Views: 8826

i really like the uniform, its smart, yet practicle, and like sabotage said, it require no ironing, fold the trousers neartly, put on radiator and they iron themself
by Rekki
Fri Jul 01, 2005 10:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: New Staff Uniforms
Replies: 28
Views: 8826

from what ive heard, its going to be pretty much the same, but with different trousers. (however one crazy person has been trying to convince me its going to be shirt and tie... we shall see)
by Rekki
Tue May 31, 2005 11:59 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Faulty Flume.....
Replies: 50
Views: 16051

no, sensor are fine, sometimes the mechanics forget to switch it on in the morning when they do their checks.
by Rekki
Mon May 30, 2005 11:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers 2006! Taken from Dan ATA
Replies: 296
Views: 73435

you could tie the whole blue idea into hitch-hikers guide to the galaxy - i seem to remember one of the books involoving a character that is a 'super intelgent shade of the colour blue' and also the dolophins that leave earth saying 'so long and thanks for all the fish' isnt speculation fun.....
by Rekki
Thu May 26, 2005 9:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Duel Guns
Replies: 54
Views: 13434

dont forget about the size, takes alot more to make a gun that size vibrate than a small mobile.
by Rekki
Sun May 22, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers 2006! Taken from Dan ATA
Replies: 296
Views: 73435

firstly, they wouldnt have a ride that gets you drenched, we are not in america. hoards of shivering infants is not a good advert.

and i think an extension to TT is a real possability, if not a complete development of the site.
by Rekki
Sun Apr 24, 2005 5:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Staff
Replies: 79
Views: 24916

what was your enquiry when they laughed at you?