NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — New York’s newest roller coaster was set to open to the public on Saturday.
Thrill seekers were on hand for the official first ride of the new Thunderbolt roller coaster at Coney Island.READ MORE: New York City Students Return To School With Remote Learning Option
The ceremony began with a ribbon cutting at Luna Park, where the new ride replaced the original wooden Thunderbolt, CBS 2 reported.READ MORE: Candlelight Vigil Tonight For Michelle Go, Woman Pushed In Front Of Train At Times Square Subway Station
The new Thunderbolt is Coney Island’s first custom-built roller coaster since 1927.
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