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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:29 pm

Gives me hope for SW8!
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Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:03 am

InvadR soft opened yesterday and is getting great reviews!
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Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:39 pm

Busch Gardens Williamsburg have requested a height waiver for a new roller coaster... A very big rollercoaster...

The documents filed suggest the highest point of the attraction will surpass Kings Doninion's I305 making it Busch Gardens first giga coaster!

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This will be decided on next week.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:18 pm

This would presumably be for 2019? Wow, that's some serious coaster investment going into that park.

I wonder which manufacturer would be used. Given that there's an Intamin Giga just down the road, could be be seeing another B&M Giga? Or will another manufacturer throw their hat into the giga coaster ring? Very exciting times ahead if this is granted.

Oh, and we'll have one in Tampa as well please! :P
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:31 pm

Manufacturers that SeaWorld work with that could produce a giga coaster:

B&M
Intamin
Mack
Premier rides (unlikely)
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Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:35 pm

Tampa is expected to get one as their next coaster, although this is yet to be confirmed obviously :)
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Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:49 pm

The attraction has been approved! Currently the attraction is under the name "Madrid" and is anticipated to be a Giga coaster or a Sky Jump drop tower (Falcon's Fury)!
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:01 pm

A few updates since the last BGW post in 2017,

-Curse of DarKastle has closed forever
-Battle for Eire, VR simulator dark ride, opened in 2018
-Finnegan's Flyer, S&S Screamin Swing, opened in 2019

The park have today teased their 2020 Intamin multi launch coaster:

https://mobile.twitter.com/BuschGardens ... 5110623232

The park have also submitted a height waiver for a 2021 project of over 300ft in height, widely expected to be some sort of starflyer flat ride, although a coaster is not impossible.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:44 pm


Yesterday the park announced Pantheon. It will be America's fastet multi launch coaster and reach speeds of 72 mph. It will contain a 95 degree drop and have forward and backward bits. 

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