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Pipeline roller coaster

Pipeline Roller Coaster
Ultra Twister (Six Flags AstroWorld).jpg
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Description

The train is located in the middle of the track, nstead of above or below it. These coasters often feature a vertical lift, and heartline rolls. The only successful model of this type was the Ultratwister, manufactured by TOGO.

First

Ultra Twister (1985)

Oldest in operation

Ultra Twister (1991)

Newest Installation

Megaton (1994)

Manufacturers

TOGO, Intamin

A pipeline roller coaster is a type of roller coaster in which the cars travel between the rails, as opposed to above or below them. Only Intamin and TOGO have successfully made a pipeline coaster but a prototype was produced by Arrow Dynamics in their factory which has since been scrapped.