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|Designer / calculations||Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH|
|Type||Steel - Launched|
|Model / product||Accelerator Coaster|
|Riders per train||20|
Top speed61.1 mph
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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.
|Roller coasters at Alton Towers|
|Present||Galactica • Nemesis • Oblivion • Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure • Rita • Runaway Mine Train • Smiler • Spinball Whizzer • Thirteen • Wicker Man|
|Former||4 Man Bob • Alton Mouse • Beastie • Black Hole • Corkscrew • Mini Apple • New Beast • Thunderlooper|
|Unbuilt||Secret Weapon 1 & 2 • unknown|