Despite many rumours over the last couple of years, it is now confirmed that Samurai, the superb Mondial Topscan from Chessington will be moving to Thorpe Park. The ride will replace the aging Calgary Stampede and be themed accordingly with the Lost City. This controversial move strengthens the target markets of each park, family and thrill. Is this a good decision? We’ll find out next season.

Personally I think Chessington are losing a major asset. Thorpe Park are gaining a ride which will not stand out like it does currently in Chessington’s ride line up

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