Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Password121 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:57 pm

coasterbill wrote:Pure speculation:

The train in the waiting brakes is generally on a flat surface and brought in with drive wheels (because it’s also a transfer track) which is probably the fastest way to move it into the station and park it. It doesn’t really matter if a train that’s parked on the slope takes awhile to get to the waiting brake since it’ll be there long before that block is clear and since gravity is free and there are likely less moving parts this way it makes sense to me.

This would be my guess as well. The fewer unnecessary mechanical components, the better. Drive tires can get stuck, flat, or need to be repaired and can/do cause downtime.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Jfray95 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:37 am

The first segment of lift hill has been installed for Yukon Striker. Moving quickly now

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Postby Vonni » Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:43 pm

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby pdonahue » Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:12 am

Anyone have any pictures of the progress yet?

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