2011 sees the 20th anniversary of The Ultimate. We went along to celebrate with Lightwater Valley, to see more of our day out, click here!

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The Ultimate held the record for the world's longest rollercoaster from 7/17/1991 until 2000, it is still Europes' longest. Built by Big Country Motioneering, the ride is 1 1/2 miles long, and takes 5 1/2 minutes to complete the circuit. Click thumbnailed image to enlarge photos...

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Front seat view of the ride video. (Right click, save target as...)
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Pictured operating the ride is Jane Tyler, with Anna, Sarah, & mechanic Jim.

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There are 2 trains, which were named after maintenance staff, Ron's Rocket and Tony's Tornado

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