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Unique wooden shuttle coaster coming to tiny Texas amusement park
Unique wooden shuttle coaster coming to tiny Texas amusement park

It’s safe to say most coaster enthusiasts had never heard of ZDT’s before the tiny Texas amusement park announced plans to add a one-of-a-kind ride this summer. Designed by Ohio-based Gravity Group, the Famous Switchback Railway will be the first new wooden shuttle coaster built anywhere in the world in more than a century. A shuttle roller coaster reverses course mid-ride and retraces the same track backward without ever making a complete circuit. Located east of San Antonio, the family-owned ZDT’s amusement park opened seven years ago in Seguin and quickly built up a small but diverse collection of attractions. “We’re in a small town,” said Sarah...

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