2011 sees the 20th
anniversary of The Ultimate. We went along to celebrate with Lightwater
Valley, to see more of our day out,
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
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seat view of the ride video. (Right click, save target as...)
Pictured operating the ride is Jane Tyler, with Anna, Sarah,
& mechanic Jim.
are 2 trains, which were named after maintenance staff, Ron's Rocket and Tony's Tornado