Fact File: Rita - Queen of Speed
First Installed 2005
Project Name Project Rita
Opening Date 1st April 2005
Location Ug Land
Cost £8 million
Manufacturer Intamin AG
Designer John Wardley
Type Of Ride Accelerator
Stations 1
Track Length 647 metres
Ride Height 18.4 metres
Maximum Speed 63 mph (100 km/h)
Maximum G Force 4.7 G
Ride Duration Approx. 50 seconds
Queue Time 30 - 180 minutes
Capacity 40
Throughput 800 people per hour
Seating Arrangement 2 trains, 5 cars per train, 2 rows per car, 2 people per row
When To Ride Early morning (before 10.30am)
Restraint Type Shoulder restraint and lap bars
Height Restriction Must be at least 1.4 metres
Property Security Baggage rack located in station
First Timers Sit Middle of train
Thrill Seekers Sit Front for best experience, back for more forceful ride
Shortcut Available Shortcut: Thrill
Single Rider Queue Yes
Ride Photography Yes, photo booth in the ride shop
Ride Videography Yes