June 16, 2023, 5:20 PM ·
El Toro is coming again this weekend at 6 Flags Good Experience in New Jersey.
The Intamin wood coaster has been closed considering that August 25, 2022, when an on-monitor incident wounded many riders and led to a condition investigation. It was the 2nd 12 months in a row when an on-trip failure led to an early closure of El Toro for the time. [See State investigation will keep Six Flags coaster closed indefinitely.]But now all important repairs have been completed and the park is ready to reopen the coaster.El Toro will open up to the general public at 1:30pm ET tomorrow, adhering to special trip time for 6 Flags passholders that early morning. Passholders also will get the ERT from 9:30am-1:30pm on Sunday.
El Toro’s return will come just as its major neighbor suffers its personal unplanned downtime. Kingda Ka closed June 5 right after a reported “mechanical failure of a ingredient of the start procedure,” in accordance to New Jersey point out officials. At 456 feet, Kingda Ka is the world’s tallest roller coaster and its 128 mph top speed helps make it the fastest in The us and next-swiftest in the globe.The problem on Kingda Ka is but another setback for an Intamin hydraulic launch coaster. Cedar Place is rebuilding its Prime Thrill Dragster after a big incident closed that trip, and Xcelerator at Knott’s Berry Farm has been closed all calendar year. Fortuitously, no one was wounded in the rollback after the problem on Kingda Ka.For far more topic park information, make sure you signal up for Topic Park Insider’s weekly publication.