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The total ride capacity of the Wonder Wheel is 144 passengers. The attraction has the total of 24 cabins, designed for 6 passengers each. The passenger cabins are not only swinging while the attraction is on the move, but are also sliding along special rails. The construction is unique, some cabins of the wheel can change their movement direction.
The one and only stoppage of the Wonder Wheel happened in 1977 during the New York City blackout. If you don't take this case into account, you can state with confidence that the mechanism runs like clockwork. Each year the construction is painted, and its mechanisms and junctions are overhauled in order to protect them from unfavorable weather conditions. The Wonder Wheel has become one of the major sights and landmarks of New York.
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Coney Island is a place the south of Brooklyn with a spirit of celebration and joy. It is one of the best theme parks in New York.4
Open hours: around the clock