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Kärnan

roller coaster
Kärnan
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Concept art.
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Hansa Park
Location Sierksdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Status Operating since 2015
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Model / product Infinity Coaster
Riders per train 16
Height239.5 feet
Drop219.8 feet
Length4,051.8 feet
Official website -Help - Infobox 3

Kärnan is a steel Infinity roller coaster located at Hansa Park in Sierksdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the first hyper roller coaster built by Gerstlauer.

The ride opened in 2015. For the 2017 season, the brickwork was added to cover up the concrete tower.

Design[edit]

The roller coaster has a dark pre-lift section. The vertical lift and drop are enclosed in a 259.2 foot tall tower made of reinforced concrete. Green supports.

Model[edit]

Gerstlauer's website states that Kärnan is an Infinity Coaster.

Trains[edit]

4 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 16 riders per train.

Etymology[edit]

Kärnan is a tower that is the only remaining structure of a medieval fortress built in Helsingborg, Scania, Sweden in the 1300s.