Monday, November 28, 2011

Much Progress on Europa Park's New GCI

© Great Coasters International

Not that it is much of a surprise to me, but the new Great Coasters International ride going up at Europa Park is looking fantastic.  In the most recent batch of photos, like the one above, there are so many details to pick out from the work that has been finished it is almost overwhelming!

For instance, take a look at the track in the lower right of the photo, which is actually banked outward - probably the track leading to the lift.  For an even more recent update, I just bumped into this video:

As you can see the lift hill is just about completed at this point!  The track that is up so far is already pretty twisted, and while we've seen great photos of the model of the coaster, this unofficial POV video of the ride paints quite a pretty picture: