02 Feb '11, 6am

Battlestar Galactica roller coaster to reopen on Feb 21

Battlestar Galactica roller coaster to reopen on Feb 21

SINGAPORE: After almost a year of being grounded, the world's tallest duelling roller coaster, the Battlestar Galactica, will resume operations on February 21. Channel NewsAsia understands that authorities have given Universal Studios Singapore the required license to reopen the ride. In a statement, Universal Studios said officials had worked closely with Singapore authorities and theme park safety experts to determine the cause of the failure and to correct the fault. The ride went through months of re-engineering and thousands of test cycles. It was shut down in March last year, just weeks after a grand opening of the theme park, after a failure had been detected on one of the seats during routine checks. The fault was attributed to fatigue cracks detected in a welded component of the seat's support structure, the part which attaches the coaster's seat to its frame. All...

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