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#alton towers

# alton-towers - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Alton Towers says rollercoaster did what it was supposed to after passengers evacuated 180 feet above the ground

A rollercoaster train was 180 feet in the air when it shut off.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Alton Towers operator fined £5 million over crash in which two girls lost legs

Vicky Balch, then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17, each lost a leg in the crash.

# alton-towers - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Passengers stuck for 30 minutes on Alton Towers rollercoaster which crashed last year

Passengers stuck for 30 minutes on Alton Towers rollercoaster which crashed last year

Two women required amputations after the same ride crashed last June.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived Galactica This post contains videos

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived

Galactica takes users on a journey through space.

# alton-towers - Friday 18 March, 2016

Alton Towers crash victims speak out ahead of ride re-opening

The park is set to open for the summer season tomorrow.

# alton-towers - Thursday 25 February, 2016

UK health authority to prosecute Alton Towers owners over rollercoaster crash

The 2 June crash at the popular theme park saw five people seriously injured.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by 'human error'

Two people had leg amputations following the crash over the summer.

# alton-towers - Friday 30 October, 2015

OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a family trip to Alton Towers with Midland Travel

TheJournal.ie is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.

# alton-towers - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The42 Chris Henry: 'You have to prepare for getting smashed and do some damage yourself' Staking A Claim

Chris Henry: 'You have to prepare for getting smashed and do some damage yourself'

Ulster star will line out at openside flanker for Ireland against Romania on Sunday.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash Rollercoaster This post contains videos

"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash

Leah Washington’s leg was amputated after the crash.

# alton-towers - Sunday 9 August, 2015

# alton-towers - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

# alton-towers - Thursday 11 June, 2015

"Has somebody lost a limb on that ride?" - Over 1,000 complaints about Kay Burley interview Alton Towers This post contains videos

"Has somebody lost a limb on that ride?" - Over 1,000 complaints about Kay Burley interview

The Sky News presenter was accused of ‘misrepresenting’ the CEO of Merlin Entertainment.

# alton-towers - Monday 8 June, 2015

Teenage Alton Towers crash victim has leg amputated

The 17-year-old girl was among four people seriously injured in the incident.

# alton-towers - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries Alton Towers This post contains videos

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

# alton-towers - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster The Smiler This post contains videos