M doomed Tsunami rollercoaster was closed TWICE for repairs in week before devastating accident WE can reveal engineers were called in repeatedly to fix problems on buy burberry cape the ride that left its rails, leaving ten people hurt.
06:00, 28 JUN 2016Updated06:24, 28 JUN 2016Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email THE rollercoaster that crashed at M on Sunday was closed TWICE in the last week for repairs, we can reveal. Mechanics had been working on the Tsunami ride the day before the accident. An insider at the theme park also said staff discount burberry shirts had run tests on the coaster using water drums instead of people. M bosses said the ride was closed on Saturday due to a "minor electrical fault". But they added that the rollercoaster was also shut last Tuesday, with water tanks being used as "ballast" during tests. It came as police and the Health and Safety continued their probe into the cause of the accident. Yesterday, an M source told the Record that engineers had to replace a chain on the Tsunami tracks earlier in the week. It was explained that the chain was used to pull the ride's gondolas to the top of the structure. The source said: "The carriage wasn't catching on the chain and was burberry trench coat discount jamming. So they had to fix that on Tuesday. Motherwell mum rushed to help victims of M rollercoaster accident "Engineers put a new chain on it and reopened the ride again on Wednesday for the schools coming in. "The engineers were working on the tops of the rollercoasters and seemed to be replacing a few parts. "Then, on Saturday, it was closed again. They were sending the round with 30kg water drums in all the seats, as if they were testing the weight. They have done a lot of maintenance on the ride all week." He added: "I don't think the chain has anything to do with what burberry factory online happened but to watch the ride, people had been saying there was something not right. "It was jamming and jerking.
" Schoolgirl Hollie Aitken told how she was on the Tsunami when it got stuck on Saturday. Hollie, 15, visited M with her sister Chloe and said she could tell there was wrong with the ride. She planned to visit the theme park on Sunday but, to the relief of her mum, changed her plans to go a day earlier.
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