Posted Monday, June 25, 2007 9:53 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Authorities inspected a second train at Osaka's Expoland amusement park one month after the derailment of another park roller coaster killed a passenger, The Daily Yomiuri reported Monday. An expert on material mechanics from Kobe University, Professor Toshimichi Fukuoka, said in his opinion the park operators had neglected proper maintenance.
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Park employees told police that only some of the axles on the trains were inspected, the Daily Yomiuri said.
I'm glad they are finding these maintenance flaws now instead of letting me be the guinea pig come September!
*** This post was edited by thrillerman1 6/26/2007 4:08:34 PM ***
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