Coaster Close Up: Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach Scenic Railway Roller Coaster

This is one of the few original wooden roller coasters left in the world. The Scenic Railway Roller Coaster, known simply as the Scenic or Roller Coaster, is a wooden triple out-and-back scenic railway at Great Yarmouth The ride was built at the park in 1932 and has been operational ever since. It stands and operates as the only remaining ride of its kind in the UK; and one of only eight in the world. The ride is virtually unique as a ‘brakeman’ is required to ride with the train to control its speed as there are no brakes on the track. It is the second tallest and second fastest wooden roller coaster in the UK.

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