Colossus has had lengthy downtime lately. The reason was unknown until I saw the trains - it's clear that there must have been an incident involving clearance. Metal plates have been added to the sides to stop you sticking your legs out. They do not really effect the ride experience.
The Thorpe Park Guide was put head to head with other fan sites and came out on top in a recent feature in Web User Magazine. Official sites were compared to fan sites, and considering Thorpepark.com is created by the web design company Semantic, we didn't do bad!
As well as Colossus now taking test riders, many areas of the park are undergoing improvements. Thunder River is being transformed in to the delightfully tacky Rumba Rapids. The surrounding area has also been given new paint, including Burger King. At the park entrance the front