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This page is for everything related to roller coasters that occurred during the year 2017.


Amusement parks

Opened

Closed

New rides

The following roller coasters opened in 2017.

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Arashi Nagashima Spaland
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Japan
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide March 10
Roller Boomerang Energylandia
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Poland
Shuttle Vekoma April 29
Roller Boomerang Wuhan Zhongshan Park
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China
HZMEM Co., Ltd May 23
Roller Capitol Bullet Train Motiongate
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United Arab Emirates
Launched

Shuttle

Mack Rides October 20
Roller Circus Coaster Energylandia
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Poland
Powered SBF Visa Group April 17
Roller Crazy Mouse Park at OWA
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USA
Spinning Zamperla July 21
Roller DC Rivals Warner Bros. Movie World
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Australia
Steel Mack Rides September 22
Roller Dragon Legoland Japan
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Japan
Zierer Family April 1
Roller Dragon's Apprentice Legoland Japan
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Japan
Zamperla Family April 1
Powered Dragon Gliders Motiongate
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United Arab Emirates
Inverted Mack Rides April 25
Roller DrageKongen Djurs Sommerland
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Jylland, Denmark
Inverted Intamin May 6
Roller Fireball Furuvik
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Sweden
Shuttle Family Vekoma May 20
Roller GaleForce Playland's Castaway Cove
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USA
Launched S&S Worldwide May 26
Roller Great Desert-Rally Happy Valley
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China
Wooden Great Coasters International August 8
Roller Heidi: The Ride Plopsaland De Panne
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Belgium
Wooden Great Coasters International April 2
Roller Hype Särkänniemi
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Finland
Launched Premier Rides June 18
Roller InvadR Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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USA
Wooden Great Coasters International April 7
Roller Joker Six Flags Great America
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USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 27
Roller Joker Six Flags New England
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USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 27
Roller Joker Six Flags Over Texas
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USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 20
Roller Kampala Express Knuthenborg Safaripark
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Denmark
Kiddie Gerstlauer May 25
Roller Lech Coaster Legendia
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Poland
Steel Vekoma July 1
Roller Mine Blower Fun Spot America
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USA
Hybrid (wooden track) Gravity Group June 23
Roller Mystic Timbers Kings Island
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USA
Wooden Great Coasters International April 15
Roller Pégase Express Parc Astérix
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France
Launched Gerstlauer June 11
Roller Project X Legoland Korea
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South Korea
Wild Mouse Mack Rides Unknown
Roller Red Force Ferrari Land
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Spain
Launched Intamin April 7
Roller Rollin' Thunder Park at OWA
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USA
Steel Zamperla July 21
Powered Sky Dragster Skyline Park
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Germany
Powered Maurer AG June 6
Roller Sky Rocket Chimelong Paradise
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China
Launched Premier Rides September 26
Roller Speed Energylandia
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Poland
Water Intamin Unknown
Roller Southern Express Park at OWA
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USA
Kiddie Zamperla July 21
Roller Star Trek: Operation Enterprise Movie Park Germany
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Germany
Launched Mack Rides June 14
Roller Super Cyclone Santa's Village AZoosment Park
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USA
Family Interpark Unknown
Roller Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster SeaWorld San Antonio
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USA
Launched Intamin June 16
Roller Western Regions Heaven Happy Valley
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China
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard October
Roller Wild Waves Playland's Castaway Cove
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USA
Steel E&F Miler Industries September 7

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Batman Tir Prince Family Funfair
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UK
Spinning Fabbri March Batman at Malmö Folkets Park
Roller Big Blue Fun Park Mirnovec
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Croatia
Schwarzkopf July 15 Twist and Shout at Loudoun Castle
Roller Dragon's Run Dragon Park
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Vietnam
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard January 25 Time Machine at Freestyle Music Park
Roller Fantasy Mouse Fantasy Island
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UK
Spinning Reverchon March 18 Travelling
Roller Flight of the Giant Peach Oakwood Theme Park
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UK
Steel Pinfari August 1 Space Coaster at M&D's Scotland's Theme ParkV
Roller Veggie Tale Spin Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center
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USA
Family L&T Systems Unknown Sideshow Spin at Dollywood

Closures

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Closed Relocated
Roller Babylon Happylon
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Russia
Indoor Vekoma March 1 Unknown
Roller Black Hole Scramble Space World
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Japan
Enclosed Nippon December Unknown
Roller Boogie-woogie Space Coaster Space World
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Japan
Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. December Unknown
Roller Boomerang Knott's Berry Farm
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USA
Shuttle Vekoma April 23 Unknown
Roller Clipper Space World
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Japan
Family Togo December Unknown
Roller Dragon Challenge Universal's Islands of Adventure
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USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard September 4 -
Roller Galaxi Palace Playland
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USA
S.D.C. September 4 -
Roller Georgia Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
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USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation July 30 -
Roller Runaway Train St Nicholas Park
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UK
Family SBF Visa Group October 1 Unknown
Roller Spin Gear Sega Republic
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United Arab Emirates
Spinning Gerstlauer June 1 Unknown
Roller Stinger Dorney Park
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USA
Shuttle Vekoma Unknown -
Roller Suspended Looping Coaster Suzhou Amusement Land
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China
Inverted Vekoma October 31 Unknown
Roller Thunder Coaster Nasu Highland Park
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Japan
Meisho November 26 Unknown
Roller Titan MAX Space World
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Japan
Arrow Dynamics December Unknown
Roller Tornado Salitre Magico
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Colombia
Schwarzkopf Unknown Unknown
Roller Venus GP Space World
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Japan
Maurer AG December Unknown
Roller Wild Mouse Blackpool Pleasure Beach
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UK
WoodenWild Mouse Frank Wright Unknown -
Roller Zaturn Space World
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Japan
Launched Intamin December Unknown

Rethemes/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Journey to Atlantis SeaWorld Orlando
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USA
Water Mack Rides 1998 Journey to Atlantis
Roller Kraken Unleashed SeaWorld Orlando
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USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard 2000 Kraken