Party hats and bubbly 205ft in the air: Engineers are seen performing maintenance on Thorpe Park’s Stealth ride as rollercoasters celebrate their 200th anniversary

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Roosted 205ft high on one of Europe’s quickest rollercoasters, this is not your ordinary cleaning work.

Upkeep engineers dangled from the frightening tallness as they completed cleaning and administrations obligations on Thorpe Stop Resort’s ride Stealth, in front of the recreation center’s reviving tomorrow.

To praise the 200th commemoration of the rollercoaster, they wore party caps on top of their head protectors and held overhead champagne woodwinds as they tucked into a birthday cake at the confounding best of the ride.

The principal rollercoaster with wheeled vehicles on tracks was the Les Montagnes Russes à Belleville in Paris.

Utilizing bridles and ropes to scale the rides, the specialists systematically checked each segment of track – even at the exceptionally top.

Stealth is one of Europe’s quickest rides with a maximum speed of more than 80mph.

It can go 0-80mph to 205ft in less than two seconds with a similar brake strength of two Recipe 1 autos.

Thorpe Stop was worked in 1979 on the site of a previous rock pit which was halfway overflowed, making a water-based subject for the recreation center.

The amusement stop’s first huge rollercoaster, Mammoth, was worked in 2002.

It pulls in around 1.9million guests per year and is the tenth most went to amusement stop in Europe.

Dominic Jones, divisional chief at Thorpe Stop, stated: ‘The principal rollercoaster 200 years back was altogether different from the rides we see today. From manage rails and low speeds we’ve seen the rollercoaster improvement and keep on defying thrill seeker’s fantasies, with vertical circles, higher velocities and dangerous drops.

‘As the country’s goal for thriller-searchers, we keep on striving to offer visitors the rollercoaster encounters in a safe and fun condition, which has seen the advancement of the UK’s initially winged-rollercoaster ‘The Swarm’ and the world’s first blood and gore flick themed rollercoaster ‘Saw – The Ride’.’

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