#UK Nemesis is closing! Alton Towers announce iconic ride will be shutting in November #UKnews
‘Life will not be the identical!’ Thrillseekers are left shocked as Alton Towers pronounces its Nemesis ride is closing in November for as much as two years to bear main refurbishment work
- Alton Towers introduced rollercoaster Nemesis is closing on November 6
- Attraction being shut to ‘bear an thrilling revamp earlier than returning in 2024’
- The a lot beloved ride will reopen in 2024, coinciding with its thirtieth anniversary
- Fans of the rollercoaster mentioned their day had been ‘ruined’ upon listening to the information
Fans of Nemesis at Alton Towers have declared ‘life will by no means be the identical’ after it was revealed the a lot beloved ride would be shutting in November.
The theme park introduced this morning that its flagship rollercoaster will shut on November 6 to ‘bear an thrilling revamp earlier than returning in 2024’.
In a social media publish, it mentioned: ‘By order of the Phalanx, Nemesis is closing. You have till November 6 to ride.
‘Please make your solution to Alton Towers Resort in an orderly style.’
Posters have gone up across the park to announce the closure of Nemesis on November 6 ‘by order of the Phalanx’
The theme park mentioned the ride was closing in order to ‘bear a revamp’ and will reopen in 2024
Meanwhile, guests had been alerted to the plans after posters appeared all through the theme park.
The posters introduced the closure by order of the Phalanx, a particular organisation ‘assembled to manage the alien Nemesis beast by laying the rollercoaster monitor over it again in 1994’.
Details of the transformation are being ‘stored below wraps’, however park officers mentioned extra info will be revealed nearer the time.
A planning software was submitted earlier this 12 months to undertake ‘main upkeep work’ on the ride, based on Stoke-on-Trent Live.
This, they mentioned, consists of the alternative of huge swathes of the monitor forward of the attraction’s thirtieth anniversary.
Alton Towers introduced that the ride would be shutting earlier this morning on social media
Signs have gone up round Alton Towers to tell those who Nemesis will shut in November
Kate McBirnie, head of product excellence at Alton Towers Resort, mentioned: ‘Nemesis is Europe’s first ever inverted rollercoaster, which has been thrilling thrillseekers since 1994.
‘The legendary rollercoaster is beloved by thrillseekers throughout the UK and past, and we wish to give followers of the ride the chance to expertise Nemesis in its present type earlier than it closes on November 6.’
Fans of the loop-the-loop mentioned their day was ‘ruined’ upon listening to the information.
Taking to social media, one particular person mentioned: ‘Nemesis is closing??? Wednesday ruined’.
Another added: ‘ALTON TOWERS ARE CLOSING NEMESIS NO ONE TALK TO ME THIS IS THE WORST NEWS’.
A 3rd posted: ‘Alton Towers are closing Nemesis. Life will by no means be the identical’.
Social media customers have reacted to the information that Nemesis is closing quickly at Alton Towers
The rollercoaster price £10 million to construct and was named Europe’s first inverted rollercoaster when it opened in 1994.
Riders expertise 3.5 G-force as they race previous the rocks and rivers of the theme park’s Forbidden Valley at speeds of as much as 50mph.
It carries dangling thrill seekers alongside quite a few twists, turns with 4 inversions.
Alton Towers mentioned the ride has attracted folks ‘from throughout the globe to the Staffordshire theme park’.