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Riders Reminisce As They Take Their Final Cyclone Coaster Rides

AGAWAM, Mass (WGGB) — After 31 years, Six Flags New England and millions of riders said goodbye to the iconic Cyclone coaster.

Sunday ABC40 took part in the final day and spoke with guests that were torn between the old memories and the new excitement promised to come it’s place.

Many had mixed emotions, from long time riders, to first timers. But all in all they believe that the Cyclone’s retirement will be the end of a magical era.

Communications Manger for the park, Jennifer McGrath told ABC40 they promise bigger and better this time around.

“On August 28th, we’ll be making the biggest announcement six flags has seen in two decades. It’s going to be mega,” McGrath said. She added that whats coming this year is bigger and better than anyone at the park has ever seen.

The big announcement will be made at 7am EST on August 28th.

Sunday night past 9:00 p.m. season ticket holders will be able to ride Cyclone for a last spin. But everyone is welcome to celebrate the retiring of the long standing icon with a final fireworks show in the park.

Over the past three decades Cyclone has held over 15 million riders.


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