Alton Tower visitors numbers not recovered after SMILER CRASH
The group said it had learned from last year's collision that seriously injured five people, including two teenagers who each lost a leg, but admitted that visitor numbers were still "some way" below levels before the collision.
However, trading at the theme park had started to recover over the summer, according to Merlin, which was fined £5 million earlier this week after admitting health and safety breaches.
Judge Michael Chambers QC, passing sentence at Stafford Crown Court, called the accident a "catastrophic failure" by the company.
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