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Twist Coaster Robin

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Twist Coaster Robin
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General
Park Yomiuriland
Location
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Inagi, Tokyo, Japan
Status Defunct
Operated During March 2014, standing but not operating until 2016
Statistics
Designer / calculations Sansei Technologies, Inc.
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Lift/launch system Chain lift
Tallest drop 62.3 feet
Top speed 38.5 mph
Length 1,026.9 feet
Inversions 2
Steepest drop 93°
G-Force 3.9G
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Twist Coaster Robin (ツイストコースター ロビン) was a steel roller coaster located at Yomiuriland in Inagi, Tokyo, Japan.

Unlike other El Loco roller coasters, Twist Coaster Robin was designed and manufactured in conjunction with Japanese company Sansei Technologies, Inc., the largest share holder of S&S Worldwide. This explains the unusual track layout, track and support style common on Japanese roller coasters.

Design[edit]

Elements

Trains[edit]

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Single car trains. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 4 riders per car.

Incident[edit]

On March 19, 2014, a car ascending the lift hill rolled back around five feet and crashed into a car in the station. None of the three riders were injured.[1]

References[edit]

  1. Coaster Yomiuri Land wrong direction at the amusement park - NHK News