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  1. Chris Halpin

What goes on at Alton Towers behind the scenes?

You may think over the winter when Alton Towers is closed the staff all get a well earned break, but for some of them that's when the work really gets going.

One hundred and fifty full time maintenance workers spend five months inspecting and overhauling all of the rides, to make sure they're set and safe for the season.

Our reporter Chris Halpin went behind the scenes ahead of opening this weekend, to see what they've been getting up to.

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