22 Feb '11, 12am

Battlestar Galactica ride at Universal Studios Singapore back in action

SINGAPORE - The screams were back at Universal Studios Singapore yesterday, after its main attraction, the Battlestar Galactica, reopened after almost a year of being closed. Not even a temporary halt to a section of the ride - understood to have occurred after a guest on board had pulled out a camera just before it took off - doused the enthusiasm of the thrill-seekers, including marketing executive Justin Ko, 24. Said Mr Ko, who visited the theme park along with his stepfather from Australia: "If a 61-year-old man can take it ... anyone can take it." The world's tallest duelling roller-coaster was forced to shut down on March 25 last year - only a week after the theme park opened. A seat had become detached then during routine test before the ride opened for the day. Investigations found that stress and vibration from the ride had caused fatigue cracks in a welded compon...

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