So lately it seems that half the park is a construction site. Recently we learned that Thorpe Park will be receiving a second major roller coaster in the space of two years. Opening in 2003, Project Calypso will be a B&M Inverted coaster. The ride will feature a near hundred foot drop,
Today the last piece of track was put in to place on Colossus. Installed was the maintenance track, brake run and transfer section. There is obviously still a lot of work to do, but this is a major milestone. In other news, it has been a very successful season for Thorpe Park,
While not advertised, there's been quite a few small events recently happening at the park. I visited this weekend and took a few pics of the Ski Fly show at the back of the park, and the Blue's Brothers performing in Amity Cove.
A shipment of track and supports for Project Odyssey arrived this week. Vertical construction commences soon. The coaster has been named 'Colossus' which is strange for the ride type but I guess Tussauds are thinking number of inversions instead of length. I'm sure it'll catch on though. Since its late opening, Vortex
Vortex finally arrived this morning and as of 6pm, the four legs had been bolted down and were about to be lifted up into position. I don't have any news on an opening, but they better hurry as the park was featured on Watchdog, Friday April 27th. The report was regarding the
It's the new year and there seems to be a wealth of construction going on at Thorpe Park. Dare Devil Drivers has been demolished, and the Enterprise removed too. This whole area of the park seems to be having a major facelift. Will the Enterprise be reinstalled under a different theme? It