During closed season at theme parks, all roller coasters are inspected. Trains are stripped down to component levels and tracks are checked for cracks.
Work on the star gazing pods is progressing nicely at Alton Towers, more pods have been installed since our last visit along with grass starting to be put down alongside some of the pods.
Yesterday signaled the end of the 2018 theme park season. Alton Towers put on a spectacular fireworks display on the lawns opposite the towers. With both days sold out the event was a huge success.
Alton Towers Resort, UK's Best Short Break Resort.