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Gold Rush
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Park

Loudoun Castle

Location

Galston, Strathclyde, Scotland

Operated

During 2010

Manufacturer

Zierer

Type

Sit-Down

Model

Four Man Bob

Riders per train

2

Riders per hour

520

Height

21 feet (6.4 meters)

Inversions

0

Gold Rush was a Sit-Down Roller Coaster made by Zierer. It has been located at 6 different parks before finally leaving it's last park in 2010 (See History for details).

HistoryEdit

  • The ride first appeared at Trentham as 4 Man Bob. The ride had red track with white supports. The time of opening is not known.
  • The ride was relocated to Alton Towers. It opened from 1985 to 1990 and was located in the 'Talbot Street' section of the park and was replaced by the 'Tri-Star'.
  • The ride was relocated to Pleasure Island Family Theme Park as Four Man Bob. It operated there from 1993 to 1995.
  • The ride was relocated to Flamingo Land as Flying Trapeze. It operated there from 1998 to 2001.
  • Bembom Rides purchased this ride from Flamingo Land and completely overhauled the entire ride, replacing pieces if necessary.
    • The Electrics where entirely renewed, and brought up to date by Gerstlauer of Germany.
    • Rhe brake system was sent back to Zierer to be revamped at their workshop.
    • The track and supports were completely revamped, blasted and painted brown. This brought them back to factory condition.
    • The cars where stripped down, refurbished and rebuilt to resemble a Mine Cart. A new safety lap-bar system was also added.
    • After this, the ride was subjected to strict tests and examinations by TUV and considered safe.
  • The ride was sold to Grove Land, where it operated as Thunderbolt from September 2002 to 2003.
  • The ride was relocated to Loudoun Castle where it lay In Storage until 2009. It was then setup and operated as Gold Rush during 2010, but the park closed at the end of the season, leaving the ride standing but not operating.


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