A wheel has fallen from The Smiler at Alton Towers and injured a guest.
Category Archive: Alton Towers
Nov 03 2013
Aug 18 2013
Airgates reporter Michael Mander investigates joking about ride safety. He speaks to the girl who thought her restraint was going to come undone, the Alton Towers employee obsessed with safety and discovers a shocking revelation from an anonymous ex-Oakwood employee.
Jul 24 2013
Many people were waiting to ride The Smiler when the incident occurred. Read Lynne Skeel’s story here.
Jun 29 2013
In 2003, plans to build a wooden coaster in Alton Towers were rejected. In 2013, John Wardley revealed a wooden coaster would’ve been perfect for the park. Airgates reporter Michael Mander explores the stigma surrounding wooden coasters, and asks if it would be good for Alton Towers.