Six Flags announces changes to Magic Mountain's X roller coaster
Written by Robert Niles
It looks like Magic Mountain will be getting a little capital love from Six Flags, after all.Tweet
Last month the amusement park chain announced capital expansion (business-speak for "new rides") at several of its top parks, but nothing for one-time flagship Magic Mountain.
But the Valencia, Calif. park got its announcement today. Six Flags will revamp X, Magic Mountain's Arrow 4D coaster, adding a tunnel and light elements. The coaster will reopen in Spring 2008 with the new name, X2.
In its press release, Six Flags promised "completely redesigned, sleeker trains and introduces all-new, innovative state-of-the-art visual, audio and sensory effects" in the $10 million rehab of the once-troubled ride.
The park will also add "Thomas Town," a new play area themed to "Thomas the Tank Engine."
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