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# alton-towers - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Alton Towers says rollercoaster did what it was supposed to after passengers evacuated 180 feet above the ground
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# Oblivion

Alton Towers says rollercoaster did what it was supposed to after passengers evacuated 180 feet above the ground

Jul 25th 2017, 7:03 PM 27,378 Views 17 Comments

A rollercoaster train was 180 feet in the air when it shut off.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Alton Towers operator fined £5 million over crash in which two girls lost legs
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Alton Towers operator fined £5 million over crash in which two girls lost legs

Sep 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 8,535 Views 6 Comments

Vicky Balch, then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17, each lost a leg in the crash.

# alton-towers - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Passengers stuck for 30 minutes on Alton Towers rollercoaster which crashed last year

Passengers stuck for 30 minutes on Alton Towers rollercoaster which crashed last year

Sep 1st 2016, 5:23 PM 20,051 Views 30 Comments

Two women required amputations after the same ride crashed last June.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived
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# Galactica

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived

Mar 29th 2016, 4:24 PM 11,195 Views 11 Comments

Galactica takes users on a journey through space.

# alton-towers - Friday 18 March, 2016

Alton Towers crash victims speak out ahead of ride re-opening
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# The Smiler

Alton Towers crash victims speak out ahead of ride re-opening

Mar 18th 2016, 10:11 PM 27,411 Views 21 Comments

The park is set to open for the summer season tomorrow.

# alton-towers - Thursday 25 February, 2016

UK health authority to prosecute Alton Towers owners over rollercoaster crash
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# Alton Towers

UK health authority to prosecute Alton Towers owners over rollercoaster crash

Feb 25th 2016, 11:11 AM 9,629 Views 9 Comments

The 2 June crash at the popular theme park saw five people seriously injured.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by 'human error'
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Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by 'human error'

Nov 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 21,487 Views 12 Comments

Two people had leg amputations following the crash over the summer.

# alton-towers - Friday 30 October, 2015

OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a family trip to Alton Towers with Midland Travel
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OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a family trip to Alton Towers with Midland Travel

Oct 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,658 Views 24 Comments

TheJournal.ie is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.

# alton-towers - Friday 25 September, 2015

Chris Henry: 'You have to prepare for getting smashed and do some damage yourself'
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# Staking A Claim

Chris Henry: 'You have to prepare for getting smashed and do some damage yourself'

Sep 25th 2015, 5:51 PM 3,670 Views 1 Comment

Ulster star will line out at openside flanker for Ireland against Romania on Sunday.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash
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# Rollercoaster

"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash

Aug 11th 2015, 2:00 PM 18,160 Views 22 Comments

Leah Washington’s leg was amputated after the crash.

# alton-towers - Sunday 9 August, 2015

‘I’ll have a different life': Young woman who lost her leg on rollercoaster speaks out
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# Alton Towers

‘I’ll have a different life': Young woman who lost her leg on rollercoaster speaks out

Aug 9th 2015, 5:16 PM 29,228 Views 22 Comments

“I’m nervous for the future.”

# alton-towers - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Jul 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 39,583 Views 45 Comments

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

# alton-towers - Thursday 11 June, 2015

"Has somebody lost a limb on that ride?" - Over 1,000 complaints about Kay Burley interview
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# Alton Towers

"Has somebody lost a limb on that ride?" - Over 1,000 complaints about Kay Burley interview

Jun 11th 2015, 8:20 AM 49,462 Views 75 Comments

The Sky News presenter was accused of ‘misrepresenting’ the CEO of Merlin Entertainment.

# alton-towers - Monday 8 June, 2015

Teenage Alton Towers crash victim has leg amputated
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# Alton Towers

Teenage Alton Towers crash victim has leg amputated

Jun 8th 2015, 2:22 PM 17,711 Views 13 Comments

The 17-year-old girl was among four people seriously injured in the incident.

# alton-towers - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
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# Alton Towers

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries

Jun 5th 2015, 1:40 PM 22,022 Views 7 Comments

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
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# The Smiler

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 60,272 Views 34 Comments

A moving carriage hit a stationary one.