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Fans rollercoaster move to Britain
Now some of the worst in the world and has a roller coaster in the UK! They are already in the Guinness Book of Records. Attraction called «Smiler» in the park «Alton Towers» offers its visitors a complete design with 14 loops.
Engineers designed the attraction in collaboration with scientists who have studied the nature of fear. Slides turned out well. The maximum speed of over 85 kilometers per hour, journey time 2 minutes, 45 seconds. There are also special optical illusions, five visual effects. Incredible experience produce giant needles to invade extreme. But the main thing - it is the number of loops. Construction cost 18 million pounds.
Generally glory park «Alton Towers» Staffordshire long rumbling among lovers of extreme tourism. Its fascinating attractions are very popular.
The roller coaster is probably the most popular attraction in the world. The railway system is a special design, which with great speed and sharp bends trolley ride with passengers, has a lot of fans around the world. Slides are called "American" because that option close to the modern, they were first built in the U.S. in 1884. Developed their inventor John Taylor. And the oldest mention of such a rollercoaster considered sledding in Russia in the 17th century. Later, by decree of Peter I were ice slides built near St. Petersburg.
Between different roller coasters are constant correspondence competition: which of them is the fastest, highest angle at which there is a "fall", length of the descent. The highest and fastest today - is an attraction «Kingda Ka» nicknamed "Machine fear." He is in the U.S., in one of the parks in New Jersey. Height attraction - 139 meters, truck rushing down to the speed of 296 km / h The longest roller coaster in Japan - «Steel Dragon 2000". The path length is 2479 meters, the height of the attraction - 97 meters, and the maximum speed reaches 153 km / h. In Japan, in the amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is renowned attraction «Takabisha». Its 43-foot descent over 120 degrees and high speed, passengers find themselves in just a few seconds of weightlessness. A slide «Ultimate» in the UK provides the longest trip - 5 minutes and 36 seconds.
Also very popular 128-meter «Top Thrill Dragster» in the U.S. state of Ohio, «Formula Rossa» Abu Dhabi and Australia «Tower of Terror».