Alton Towers have announced the sale of one of the Corkscrew train’s front carriage. The sale will be an auction style sale on the internet auction site eBay. Bidding starts Tuesday 2nd December at 10am for 10 days.

This comes 3 weeks after the Corkscrew took its final passengers, as it closed after 28 years of thrill-seeking service. This action is to support Merlin’s own charity, Merlin’s Magic Wand.

Details of the car in the auction are;

Corkscrew Front Row Ride Car – The Facts!

* 1 careful owner
* Full service history
* 2.9 metres in length
* 1.4 metres wide
* 1.5 metres tall (all dimensions are approximate)
* 4 seats and 4 harnesses
* Delivery to UK mainland addresses included

Don’t forget, the auction begins Tuesday 2nd December at 10am, and will run for approximately 10 days, concluding 10am Thursday 11th December.

Check out the information page on the Alton Towers Website, and the eBay auction page which will be live tomorrow