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Rita

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Rita
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Alton Towers
Location Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Status Operating since April 1, 2005
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Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Model / product Accelerator Coaster
Riders per train 20
Propulsion Hydraulic Launch
Height68.9 feet
Top speed61.1 mph
Length2,099.8 feet
Inversions0
Duration0:25
G-force4.7G
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Rita (originally known as "Rita - Queen of Speed") is an Intamin launched sit-down roller coaster located at Alton Towers in Alton, Staffordshire, England. Two years after the opening of Rita, Heide Park (also owned by Merlin Entertainments) opened a nearly identical roller coaster called Desert Race.

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