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Shock Wave expected to reopen in mid-April at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas is expected to reopen its Shock Wave rollercoaster by mid-April, in time for the bulk of the 2010 season.

The coaster has been undergoing an extensive refurbishment which has seen it miss the start of the park's season. According to Amusement Today, the park has replaced

Six Flags CEO speaks out on Cedar Fair merger rumors, Kentucky Kingdom closure

Six Flags CEO Mark Shapiro has emphatically denied rumors that the company is set to merge with Cedar Fair, while revealing that the company has agreed not to remove any rides from the closed Kentucky Kingdom park.

Shapiro said that there is "no truth whatsoever" in reports that Apollo Global

Texas Giant to become steel-wood hybrid coaster at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas has revealed that the Texas Giant rollercoaster will receive a completely new steel track as part of its $10 million renovation.

The Texas Giant, which is due to reopen in time for the park's 2011 season, will be the first coaster in the world to use the "Iron Horse" track

Texas Giant renovation begins at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas has begun work on the $10 million renovation of its headliner Texas Giant wooden rollercoaster.

The Star Telegram reports that a demolition crew has begun to pull down a section of the existing ride structure. However, the majority of the ride layout is expected to remain

Texas Giant closed until 2011 at Six Flags Over Texas

The Texas Giant rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas has closed down to undergo an extensive $10 million renovation that will see it reopen in 2011.

Six Flags is aiming to relaunch the ride in time for the park's 50th anniversary season. The company has promised that another major attraction

Texas Giant reopens after train "derailment"

The Texas Giant has reopened at Six Flags over Texas, as the cause of the ride's closure was claimed to be a partial derailment of the ride's train.

The rollercoaster reopened following a five-day shutdown on Saturday. The park had previously announced that it had been closed due to a

Texas Giant down at Six Flags Over Texas

The Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas is currently out of action after a ride operator noticed a fault.

The wooden rollercoaster was closed on June 29 after the operator noticed a problem with one of its cars. Ride inspectors have been poring over the ride to identify the source of the

Six Flags files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Six Flags, Inc. is to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to restructure its $2.4 billion debt mountain.

The company runs 13 theme parks across North America and Mexico. It has struggled for years with interest payments on its massive debts, which were built up when previous

Six Flags CEO: Parks are "stronger than ever"

The CEO of Six Flags has claimed in a new interview that "no matter what happens this year, we will be able to pay our bills".

Mark Shapiro made the claim in an interview with Robert Niles on ThemeParkInsider.com. It follows the company's recent admission that it is seeking a deal to

Texas Giant to close for 2010 season

Six Flags has announced that the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas will close down for renovation in 2010.

The $10 million renovation will be undertaken so that a new version of the ride will be ready for the 2011 season, when the park will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Six Flags has also

Doubts over future of Six Flags parks

The future of Six Flags' parks is unclear after the company warned that it could face bankruptcy in the near future.

The company, which operates parks across North America, is seeking a deal to restructure its debt, with a payment of $300 million due to holders of preferred stock this year. It

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