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Local Name:
北京环球主题公园
Budget:
6.5B
Announced:
14 Oct 2014
Construction Start:
31 Oct 2016
Opening:
2020
Location:
Beijing, China
Area:
121 ha
Developer:
Shouhuan Investment, Universal Parks & Resorts
Feasibility Study / Consultants:
Contractors:
Beijing Construction Engineering, China Metallurgical, Nassal, Wartsila
Ride Suppliers:
  1. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    New photos taken at the construction site







    Last but not least the transit station is coming along nicely



    Also, the China Construction Second Engineering Bureau just confirmed that Universal Studios had recently gone vertical which themeparX had already shared over a week ago: http://www.cscec2baz.com.cn/?content/news/288/index.htm

    Source: http://bbs.bato.cn/thread-6066737-1-1.html

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    A fantastic brand new construction update with both on the ground and aerial photos:

    Universal Studios Beijing has gone vertical!





    I can't pinpoint the location of where within the park these photos were taken - luckily new aerial photos have been posted online so is anyone able to match the location?







    Reminder of the resort's layout (updated version) for reference



    UPDATE:

    Additional photos have been posted online of the park going vertical:











    Sources: https://m.weibo.cn/status/4308369702013746 and https://m.weibo.cn/status/4308477885704322 and https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/y5qbeuQ5Drj1cxmcOpvcOQ and https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/PZ8LAECddU8ZwjCF7nXpOA

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    New photos from this morning taken from the north side of the construction site facing south so the areas of the park that are the closest are the Transformers area and Kung Fu Panda area. Cranes right now located at the center of Jurassic World, over by the Minions-themed area and then more cranes in the vicinity of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade. Pile drivers can be seen near the entrance/hotel area and more pile drivers can be seen in the support facilities/back of house area.









    Source: https://m.weibo.cn/status/4307745261304007

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    The design and planning stages for Universal Beijing Resort's first phase (2 hotels, parking garage, CityWalk, and Universal Studios theme park) has been completed and comprehensive construction is now in full swing!

    A new post online from China Metallurgical Group Corporation, the company building Universal Beijing, includes photos that show concept art and the layout for the Transformers-themed area of the theme park. I believe these photos were taken at the park's onsite offices.

    Unfortunately the resolution on all of these images are very low but we see most notably the roller coaster and dark ride, plus plenty of future expansion space. Note that any of the following layout and concept art is potentially out of date.

    Layout:



    Roller coaster concept art:



    Small circular flat ride in front of dark ride building concept art:



    Sources: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/U2K_5-RAw6Xuf3MnP66vUw and https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/KAYVFuNrb3r7st5H5dV-QA

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    New satellite imagery from two weeks ago shows us what's being worked on at the park. The outlines of the buildings for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Kung Fu Panda, and the Jurassic World dark ride can all be pinpointed in this imagery:



    In this overview of the entire resort work can be seen on the transit station, the first parking garage, major roads, and the central river:



    Concept to reality in the making:


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    Today I came across this image showing the design of one of Universal Beijing's most unique and highly anticipated rides - the Jurassic World-themed roller coaster:



    For the first time this image gives a good look at the backside of this ride. If you look closely you can see that the coaster track does in fact go into the glass dome. In addition to being part of the coaster experience the glass dome may also serve other purposes but that is unclear right now. The flat building part of this image in the front is likely to be a restaurant.

    The elaborate rockwork that this ride will feature will be visible across many areas of the park and will serve to at least some degree as one of the park's centerpieces, comparable even to Krakatau volcano at Universal's Volcano Bay in Orlando.

    Note that since this image was posted online the design of this attraction may have changed...

    Source: http://bbs.zhulong.com/106010_group_3000048/detail31172423

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    Construction of the transit station being built at Universal Beijing is coming along nicely. The main frame of the steel wavy design is expected to be completed on October 20 and the transit station is scheduled to begin trial operations at the end of 2019. The transit station is connected to CityWalk which leads to the theme parks, waterpark, and hotels.

























    Sources: http://www.bjtzh.gov.cn/n95/n534/n710/c16809580/content.html and https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/wlm2EWWVgr6NzyNI1DxxTw

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