Universal announces attraction lineup for Singapore park

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2009 10:31 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Island resort Sentosa will soon be home to the world’s tallest duel roller-coaster ride and movie stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Shrek and the motley mob of Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria last spotted in Madagascar,the movie. The Universal Studios theme-park which will be housed on the 49 hectares Resorts World at Sentosa, revealed Tuesday its two dozen attractions, including 18 rides and attractions specially created or adapted for Singapore.

Read more from Channel News Asia.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:39 AM

According to the report the dueler will have one sit-down and one suspended. I assume this is a B&M we're talking about?

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 1:09 PM

Vekoma actually. Go figure.....!

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 3:49 PM

Indeed, it'll be interesting to see what the ride quality is like. I'm going to make an effort to get there next year...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 7:23 PM

Supposedly the dueling coaster uses LIMS instead of a chain lift and launches you off the top.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:13 AM

I was really tired when I read this link last night, so apologies in advance if I missed something obvious.................but has an opening date been announced yet? Thanks.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:31 AM

This article shows some tiny pictures of the dueling ride. In the 7th one, it looks as if the invert will literally fly inline over the non-inverter. Nice.

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Monday, October 26, 2009 7:23 PM

Updated construction pictures. You can see the dueling coaster is pretty much complete and trains are on track.

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