Nightfall wrote:Actually I thought The Swarm cost £18m, that's the figure I remember the marketing announcing. I know this still make the fact incorrect but as I was under the impression SW7 was costing £20m it would still be the biggest investment even if the facts have been muddled.
Merlin is dreadful for mucking around with the budgeting numbers anyway so I wouldn't rely on it either way. But that aside I believe The Sentinel have been correct in the past and the figures they have quoted have come directly from the park.
Instant Mix wrote:Boz wrote:AdamPanic wrote:Does any know the size of the holes in the "interacting feature"? Is it wide enough for Oblivion sized trains? ie 8x2rows.
They are not the only way 16 would work is 4x4.
Why, do you have any proof?
Krazycoaster wrote:64 per ride must mean standard 8-seater trains. But 8 are on the track curcuit at one time. This makes 64 however I wouldn't of though the track would be long enough...
Boz wrote:On a completely unrelated theory, I just had a brain wave. Any one travelling from Uttoxeter to Towers will have seen the JCB sculpture in the field along the way. Just thought of it and wondered if there was any possibility that the "spider" could be made of something similar?
The shadow it casts, is very similar to the angles being used in the "spider's" legs
scott.smith wrote:Is it just me that thinks 165 seconds is a bit short compared to the plans, i mean the secret element must be quick and it must have a launch section.