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Alton Towers The Smiler closed as parts fall from the track.

Alton Towers: Newest coaster closed following a bolt falling from the structure.

From Chad H
Posted July 24, 2013 at 9:58 AM
The guardian is reporting an accident at Alton Towers in the UK earlier. Their new coaster, the smiler, has been closed after a bolt fell from the track structure, near to the queue line.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk-news/2013/jul/23/alton-towers-rollercoaster-the-smiler

Not a great start for the ride, the smiler is new this season.

From Kelly Muggleton
Posted July 25, 2013 at 8:35 AM
If the damn thing werent so rough maybe that wouldn't happen! (or am I getting old?)

From Mike Gallagher
Posted July 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
^^Both!! :))

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