TITLE

Suzhou Stingray

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Park World;Apr2008, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Suzhou Giant Wheel Park will open in China. The amusement park has been designed by Sanderson Group. The park's major attraction is a 120-metre-tall giant Ferris Wheel overlooking Jinji Lake. The park will also launch the Stingray, a coaster from Vekoma, which features a compact layout and 370-metres of track.
ACCESSION #
31689047

 

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