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Vertical drop track

A vertical drop track is a section of track which allows a horizontal train to drop with it vertically. It was first used on Thirteen, a family roller coaster from Intamin.

Roller coasters[edit]

This is a list of roller coasters which have a vertical drop track, in order of opening date.

Name Park Location Manufacturer Drop distance Opened
Thirteen Alton Towers
Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Intamin 16.4 feet March 20, 2010
Polar X-plorer Legoland Billund
Billund, Jylland, Denmark
Zierer 16.4 feet April 29, 2012
Verbolten Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Zierer 18 feet May 18, 2012
Wonder Mountain's Guardian Canada's Wonderland
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
ART Engineering GmbH 30 feet May 24, 2014
Darkmare Cinecittà World
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Intamin Unknown July 24, 2014