How fast is accelerator at Drayton Manor?

How fast is accelerator at Drayton Manor?

60 km/h
Accelerator/Max speed

Is the shockwave still at Drayton Manor?

The ride, designed by Werner Stengel, was created as part of a two-year, £4m project in 1993-94. The Shockwave’s station is located directly above Splash Canyon’s station area, in the ‘Action Park’ area previously next to G Force….Shockwave (Drayton Manor)

Status Operating
Opening date 26 March 1994
Cost £4 million
General statistics

What’s the fastest ride at Drayton Manor?

Still a firm favourite with thrill seekers visiting Drayton Manor Park, Shockwave reaches heart-racing speeds of 53mph and delivers up to 4 g.

What happened to G Force at Drayton Manor?

G Force was a roller coaster at Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, England. The coaster closed in October 2018 after extensive downtime during the 2018 season. The park stated the maintenance cost for the coaster was too expensive and therefore the decision was to close the ride.

What happened to the girl at Drayton Manor?

Evha Jannath, 11, was on the Splash Canyon rapids ride at Drayton Manor during a school trip in May 2017 when she was “propelled” into the water. Evha, who could not swim, fell from the boat at the park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, when it hit a barrier. In 2019 an inquest jury concluded she died accidentally.

Is Drayton Manor good for 10 year olds?

Hi, yes this is suitable for the age groups you mentioned and there are many activities/rides to keep them busy throughout the day.

What are the rides at Drayton Manor theme park?

Rides | Theme Park Rides | Drayton Manor Theme Park. 1 4D Cinema. Temporarily closed due to restrictions. Opens Summer 2021*. 2 Accelerator. 3 Buffalo Coaster. 4 Carousel. 5 Dodgems.

Is the G Force roller coaster still at Drayton Manor?

While the park did not publicly confirmed the removal, G Force was not listed on the 2019 park map. Dismantling the roller coaster began in January 2020, confirming that it would not operate again at Drayton Manor. On April 8, 2021, the park announced a retheme of the area surrounding the former G Force site into Adventure Cove.

What was the name of the first roller coaster in the UK?

In 1994, the two ride deal with Intamin allowed a new coaster to be installed for only £4 million. This coaster was Shockwave – Europe’s first and only stand-up roller coaster. The four-inversion ride was a huge success and still after 10 years after opening, it is still one of the best rides in the UK.