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PHOTOS: Jurassic Park Roller Coaster Pull-Through Testing Progress [Update]

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Twitter user @bioreconstruct has posted a number of new high-quality photos showing the progress of pull-through testing for the still-unannounced and still-under-construction Jurassic Park roller coaster (JPRC) at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. So, lets take a look at these images.

PLEASE NOTE: Original captions for the photos will be provided (find at the bottom of the article). This will allow you, the reader, to know what you’re looking at.

19/09/2020*

*Top hat section of pull-through testing of JPRC.

Find more photos, relating to the ones above, can be found here.

18/09/2020

17/09/2020


Photo Captions

19/09/2020 Images

  • Image #1: Tall photo. A look at cars of the unannounced JPRC in last night’s rain. Seen from outside the park. Note the InGen Logo. These ride vehicles are secured by fabric rope and have been pulled and released slowly through the track for the past few days.
  • Image #2: A car of the unannounced JPRC seen with the watch tower logo. Car is wrapped and being raised in a test. Seen through the gap in the dinosaur resistant fence.
  • Image #3: Tall photo of team who is moving cars slowly through the unannounced JPRC. Here, up the tallest and steepest track.
  • Image #4: Tall photo of workers adjusting fabric ropes used to secure cars until next pull by boom crane – unannounced JPRC.
  • Image #5: Roller coaster track frames cars being raised up the tallest track element of the unannounced JPRC.
  • Image #6: Cars of the unannounced JPRC being raised (in reverse) up the tallest track element.
  • Image #7 & Image #8: Workers at top of the unannounced JPRC adjusting trim brakes as a set of cars is slowly approaching by crane from below.
  • Image #9: Cars of the unannounced JPRC being raised (in reverse) up the tallest track element.

18/09/2020 Images

  • Image #1: Cars (wrapped in white) in the circling high speed track of the unannounced JPRC. A passage and clearance test. Cars are pulled or lowered a small distance at a time.
  • Image #2: Cars wrapped in plastic, on track of the unannounced JPRC. These are being moved slowly as a passage and clearance test. Frame represents maximum arm reach of guests.  
  • Image #3: Cars of the unannounced JPRC in what a high banked, high speed action will be. A passage and clearance test/ Thin frame represents maximum arm reach of guests [riding].
  • Image #4: Cars of the unannounced JPRC being moved slowly through the track. A passage and clearance test. Note the frame representing maximum arm reach of guests.
  • Image #5: A portion of the unannounced JPRC seen with The Incredible Hulk. Note the InGen logo. These cars are being slowly moved through the track, testing passage and clearance. Cars seen yesterday near the station.

17/09/2020 Images

  • Image #1: Highest track of the unannounced JPRC. Note underneath it are cars in a white covering. These cars are being moved in a passage and clearance test. Securely held here, as the boom crane adjusts to a new location for next car movement.
  • Image #2: An overview of the unannounced JPRC. Note the boom crane. It is being used to slowly move some cars (in white protective covering) through the track in a passage and clearance test.
  • Image #3 & Image #4: A 2-photo sequence showing the cars of the unannounced JPRC being slowly lowered in reverse direction. A passage and clearance test.
  • Image #5: A look at cars being slowly moved through the unannounced JPRC. The cars are secured as equipment is relocated for the next car movement. The cars were being lowered reverse direction. Actual ride will head forward into the caging at the station.
  • Image #6 & Image #7: A 2-photo sequence showing one movement of unannounced JPRC cars in a passage and clearance test. Cars have been lowered in reverse direction. This high-speed S-turn track actually heads into the station.
  • Image #8: A close look at cars being slowly moved through the unannounced JPRC. Passage and clearance test. The large frame represents maximum rider arm reach. Note the fabric ropes on the track; these plus a boom crane are controlling the movement.  
  • Image #9: Cars on the track of the unannounced JPRC. It’s being slowly pulled through in a reverse direction to assure passage and clearances. Note the frame representing maximum ride arm reach.
  • Image #10: Cars of the unannounced JPRC. Covered with the InGen logo. Notice the large frame. It represents the maximum arm reach of guests’ riding. These cars are being slowly moved through the track to test passage and clearance.

This crucial testing process started this past Wednesday, and going by these photos, significant progress has been made.

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