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Image: Is this the ride vehicle for Univeral Studios Florida's Gringotts Bank roller coaster?Submitted by Nick Sim on Monday, October 7, 2013 10:59
A new image has been posted to Twitter purporting to show a ride vehicle for the under-construction Gringotts Bank roller coaster being loaded into a show building at Universal Studios Florida.
The photograph, posted by Orlando Attractions Magazine and embedded below, is a blurry shot of what seems to be a as-yet-unthemed coaster car being loaded into place. The image appears to show three tiered rows of seating on the car, which would enable every rider to enjoy a "front-row view".
Coaster car being loaded into Gringotts Bank ride in the new Wizarding World area at Universal Studios Florida: pic.twitter.com/r3lO2ozNbE
— Attractions Magazine (@Attractions) October 4, 2013
The presence of the car could indicate that Universal is ready to begin early testing of the Gringotts Bank ride system, which is expected to combine elements of a dark ride with those of a traditional roller coaster. The image below, originally posted by Theme Park Insider, is claimed to be leaked concept artwork for the final appearance of the ride vehicles.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley area, which will be anchored by the Gringotts Bank coaster, is rapidly taking shape at Universal Studios Florida. Check out our recent photo update, and then head over to our Gringotts Bank Coaster page to see all of the information we have on this intriguing development.
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