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|Manufacturer||Bolliger & Mabillard|
|Type||Steel - Inverted|
|Model / product||Custom Inverted Coaster|
|Riders per train||32|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed68 mph
Banshee is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Kings Island in Kings Mills, Ohio, USA. It is the first inverted roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard in the United States since Patriot opened in 2006.
History[edit | edit source]
Banshee is located on the site of the former Son of Beast wooden roller coaster and Thunder Alley go-kart track. After multiple incidents, and standing but not operating for three years, Son of Beast was demolished in 2012.
The ride was announced on August 8, 2013 at 10PM, Ohio time.
On April 18, 2014, Banshee opened.
Design[edit | edit source]
Trains[edit | edit source]
|Roller coasters at Kings Island|
|Present||Adventure Express • Backlot Stunt Coaster • Banshee • Bat • Beast • Diamondback • Firehawk • Flight of Fear • Flying Ace Aerial Chase • Great Pumpkin Coaster • Invertigo • Mystic Timbers • Racer • Vortex • Woodstock Express|
|Former||Bat • Bavarian Beetle • Demon • King Cobra • Scooby's Ghoster Coaster • Son of Beast|