Quicktime is way better than Media Player!...Maybe I have a biast opinion since I have several downloads of Cedar Point coasters, and POV animations from Badnitrus. Oh well, that shows you which player is better right there. :)
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Yes Lynch, the train does stop outside the station. That is because it was an empty train.
Empty trains completely stop on the brake run. In the mornings, Kennywood actually tests PR with two trains running. But when they open the ride, they can only run one train, since it slides into the station with a full train.
I just came back from Kennywood yesterday. Had they ran two trains, then there would NOT have even been a line in the peak of the season (I was not the only one in line to notice this). I personally do not buy the "too fast" theory. We noticed NO slide with a full train.
However, The video is way too cool and Kennywood Insider should be congradulated, I wish someone could do this for all coasters.
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Thanks, No Fear :). I believe that a couple magnetic brakes have been placed in the brackets. That might have slowed the train down a little (this is just what I've heard, I haven't actually seen it). The train has been sliding 19 feet into the station, and it would be impossible to run a safe two-train operation.
I believe there are 17 brackets that will be setup. At KennyKon, only 12 of them were set up. Again, I don't know if the remaining brackets have been placed on the track yet.
But what I do know, is that this whole magnetic brake thing has been a real headache for Kennywood. So, I really don't think we'll see two-train operation this year. :(
Ah, I get it KW Insider. By the way, can you reveal how you got that video? Media day? Connections? ;)
Anyway... You may not have noticed the slide into the station because it doesn't look like a slide. Because the car just moves right into the station, it almost looks like it's supposed to happen that way. At least, that's what it seemed like to me...
QuickTime is the best video format out there. If it wasn't then all of the editing stuff out there wouldn't use it as a platform. Windows Media is good for streaming, if you have a Win2k server (like this one).
The video isn't bad, but you need someone to crop and encode it properly.
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