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Summary
When installed, the Corkscrew was at the cutting edge of roller coaster technology and thrill seekers from all over the world travelled to experience what it had to offer. After much speculation about it's departure, the ride survived it's 25th Birthday and has been receiving enough attention to suggest it hasn't finished thrilling guests yet!
Statistics
› Fist Installed 1980
› Manufacturer: Vekoma
› Designer: Arrow Dynamics
› Cost: £1,250,000
› Locations: Festival Park/UG Land
› Track Length: 728m / 2388'
› G Force: 3.1 G
› Throughput: 1400
› Weight: 350 Tonnes
› Height: 23m / 75'
› Duration: 90 secs
› Capacity: 24
› Speed: 65kph / 40mph

Guest Information
› Riders must be at least 1.1m (3' 8") tall to ride.
› All personal belongings must be taken onto the ride.

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Reviews
Matt: Such a good ride, one of my first coasters that I went on a bit bumpy but a great first time thrill! Sad to see it go! :( Sure that the new ride thirteen, will be a great replacement! :)

unknown: (3 / 5) Good fun but quite bumpy, I got a headache after it.

josh: Corkscrew is a ledend of a ride to me. First ever upside down roller coaster: Corkscrew. First ever ride i went on at alton towers: Corkscrew. Sad to see it go :(


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