View Full Version : Thomas Town to open at Six Flags America in 2010

Leo C
02-10-2010, 08:20 PM
<img src="http://www.thrillnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/SFAThomasTown.jpg" border="0" alt="" />In 2010 Six Flags America in Largo, MD will debut Thomas Town, a new playland for the family based on the popular Thomas and Friends brand.... Click here to read more... (http://www.thrillnetwork.com/news/3538/thomas-town-to-open-at-six-flags-america-in-2010.html)

02-10-2010, 08:34 PM
When Thomas Town is the biggest investment in 10 years, you know there is a problem.

I am glad they are finally putting some money into the park though.

02-10-2010, 08:45 PM
Not another one.... I just hope they do this one properly.

02-10-2010, 09:17 PM
Well at least this park isn't getting the Kentucky Kingdom treatment. Hopefully a big coaster is coming next year.

Leo C
02-10-2010, 10:12 PM
They could probably put a wild mouse on Two Face's spot. The Roadrunner Express name would work.

02-11-2010, 12:02 AM
^ We'll Give you Ragin Cajun for Rodeo/ Riddle Me This. Deal?

Leo C
02-11-2010, 08:49 AM
That's my least favorite Wild Mouse design. I'll take the Mack. I was thinking of SFKK's version too but that's up in the air.

02-11-2010, 10:00 AM
All I have to say is w00t... Thomas and Friends at an amusement park :).

Michael C
02-11-2010, 06:00 PM
I am thrilled to see that the park is getting something new for once. but I'm not that thrilled aver the addition in general. I thought there woudl be more rides. It's basically every other Thomas town with 3 new rides one of which is relocated from another section of the park. but every rides is a repeat. nothing is new except the themes.

Leo C
02-11-2010, 06:57 PM
I think it's limited with the direction in each axis you can apply forces for it to be a family ride so I am not surprised it's just as many rides as it. Do you remember the classic carnival? There's the boats that go in a circle, the airplanes, the cars and trucks that go in a circle with that one military cannon exception. The rides are repetitious.

Michael C
02-11-2010, 10:52 PM
Having a park that have a full collection of Hershell and mangles kiddies yes they are similar in look. many while they do go around have separate movement. but this is not the 1960's. Zamperla, moser, SBF, and others have many Kiddie and family rides that could be themed to Thomas. in fact the Thomas world has a tub boat which would open up the ability for a Zamperla Rockn' tug. but they have 2 kiddie rides that are virtual Clones of each-other.

Leo C
02-12-2010, 07:26 AM
A spinning Gordon rocking tub? I think that park is missing a tub.

Michael C
02-12-2010, 09:39 AM
Can't remember the name of teh Tug Boat. there is also a small river barge the works the Island. I have a 7 year and twin 2 year old nieces, So i have seen my fair share of Thomas. I also watched Shining Time Station when I was younger.

Moser makes a helicopter tower kiddie/family ride.

but maybe they can just remove the Loony toon town as it is and upgrade it to a National park with different rides.

Leo C
06-07-2010, 10:42 PM
It opened. There are new places to take pics of Joker's Jinx and Superman now.

Michael C
06-08-2010, 10:01 AM
good to hear. any pics?

Leo C
06-08-2010, 10:48 PM
sfafans had pics of the whole town.

Michael C
06-10-2010, 05:28 PM
In case others don't want to go sherching.

report with pics:
Thomas Town Six Flags America Officially opens North America's largest Thomas Town for 2010 - Page 11 - SFAFANS.COM (http://www.sfafans.com/showthread.php?t=5378&page=11)

photo gallery:
Thomas Town - sfafans.com gallery (http://www.sfafans.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=663)