02 Feb '11, 9am

The Battlestar Galactica roller coaster at Universal Studios Singapore will be up and running again from Feb 21.

The Battlestar Galactica roller coaster ride at Universal Studios Singapore will be up and running again from Feb 21. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN AFTER almost a year of being shut, the Battlestar Galactica roller coaster at Universal Studios Singapore will be up and running again from Feb 21. Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) made the announcement on Wednesday after receiving the licence to run the ride from the police. It came as a surprise to fans and those in the tourism industry, as RWS had been tight-lipped about when the ride would resume. The roller coaster came to a halt on March 25 last year, just a week after the theme park opened on March 18. The reason: A seat had fallen off during routine testing on March 25, after a metal bar holding it to the chassis of the roller coaster gave way. Stress and vibration from the ride, which can reach speeds of up to 90kmh, had cau...

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