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Loch Ness Monster

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Loch Ness Monster
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Location Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Status Operating since 1978
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Designer / calculations Ron Toomer
Type Steel - Terrain
Model / product Custom Looping Coaster
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height130 feet
Drop114.2 feet
Top speed60 mph
Length3,240 feet
Inversions2
Steepest drop55°
Duration2:10
G-force3.5G
HELP
A view of the interlocking loops

Loch Ness Monster is a steel roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia, USA. The ride was built by Arrow Dynamics and opened in 1978. It is the first of two full-circuit roller coasters featuring interlocking loops, the other being the now defunct Orient Express at Worlds of Fun.

Design

Trains

7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

Tallest complete-circuit roller coaster
June 1978 - 1983
Preceded by
Shock Wave
Tallest complete-circuit roller coaster
June 1978 - 1983
Succeeded by
Dragon Mountain