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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:38 pm

Imageactors are quite good this guy did nothing but stand in this window creeping everyone in the shop
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:25 pm

Really looking forward to this, we did have an earlier trip to Thorpe planned but delayed it in the hope the ghost train would be open by July, it's now stuck on the end of an Alton Towers trip in a few weeks, 4 day theme park marathon, hopefully this will be the icing on the cake! It should be fully ironed out by then.
 
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:00 am

timmy1372 wrote:
Really looking forward to this, we did have an earlier trip to Thorpe planned but delayed it in the hope the ghost train would be open by July, it's now stuck on the end of an Alton Towers trip in a few weeks, 4 day theme park marathon, hopefully this will be the icing on the cake! It should be fully ironed out by then.


If it's not complete by July I would be really shocked, not long to go now. Give it a week I'd say ;)
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:00 am

I think by now we've learned not to set our hearts on a date :lol

Personally I can see it being Friday the 24th, Friday the 1st or maybe somewhere in between - we'll just have to wait and see!
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:45 am

Anyone at the park today? Any soft openings?
 
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Not as of yet however Theme Park Incorperated have posted a video of the announcement audio.
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:14 pm

Scream Seekers have posted some photos of staff, some of which are in costume, entering the attraction around an hour ago. This suggests some sort of preview today is looking likely.

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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:49 pm

What time did the previews start yesterday?
 
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:50 pm

4.15 but it is a ticketed system you can't just join
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:56 pm

Yeah, I know that it was ticketed. Did they use the tent?
 
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:59 pm

No that's been moved now it's literally they just open the gate take ur ticket and you enter through the. Fast track entrance
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:46 pm

And then the staff at the gate checked your hotel key or something?
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:12 pm

More previews today.

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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:23 pm

Were these previews just for hotel guests and VIPs or was it opened up further to annual passholders or something too?
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:23 pm

Looking forward to this now.
Hopefully with these previews we are looking at an opening very soon. For selfish reasons I hope it is next weekend as i'm down! :)
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Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:40 pm

All previews are currently expected to be for hotel guests only.

I don't mind this - means the ride will be at a much higher standard and the bugs will have hopefully been ironed out ready for opening!!!
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:48 pm

Absolutely. I was at Thorpe Park for parts of this weekend and I booked my hotel off site before the date was pushed back even further and it was annoying that it wasn't open but I'd rather ride it when it is working well rather than a half-effective ride.
 
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:08 am

Can confirm ghost train is testing for hotel guest again I have a 4:30 ticket
 
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Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:49 am

Do you mind confirming if VIP pass holders are also included? Thanks. :)

Also I asked if there we anymore previews to come after today and received -

THORPE PARK Official wrote:
We do not have any further testing dates confirmed.


To me this says either they are ready for media or they are giving these dates the go ahead on the day...
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Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:10 pm

Personally I feel like it would be better if they did these previews after normal guests have left. Must be a kick in the teeth for people who have been waiting nearly 2 months now.

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