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Kennywood’s Steel Curtain reopens

Emily Balser
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Kennywood’s newest addition, the Steel Curtain, on Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Kennywood’s new Steel Curtain roller coaster reopened Sunday after closing early on its opening day Saturday because of “technical difficulty.”

Park spokesman Nick Paradise said the ride reopened around noon as projected.

“They got it straightened out,” he said, describing early operations of the ride as a “learning curve.”

Paradise said rides as complex as the Steel Curtain typically develop problems early on.

The coaster’s opening was delayed for a short period Saturday morning as staff worked out last-minute glitches.

Hundreds of people lined up Saturday, some waiting as long as three hours, to take a ride on the roller coaster. Paradise said staff added a second train Saturday afternoon. He previously said a second train would shortain wait times.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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