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Corkscrew (Playland)

roller coaster
Corkscrew
Corkscrew (Playland).jpg
Corkscrew in 2009.
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Playland
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Status Operating since 1994
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Boblo Island
Location Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Operated 1985 to 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel
Model / product Corkscrew with bayerncurve
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1,100
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height75 feet
Drop68 feet
Top speed40 mph
Length2,400 feet
Inversions2
Steepest drop43°
Duration1:15
G-force3.1G
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Corkscrew is a steel roller coaster located at Playland in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Built by Vekoma, it was formerly located at Boblo Island from 1985 to 1993, where it was called the Screamer. It is the last of eight Corkscrew with bayerncurve models built.

Design[edit]

Trains[edit]

2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

Trivia[edit]

The Corkscrew has been featured in two films: Final Destination 3, where it was known as the Devil's Flight and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.

Images[edit]