Accelerator

Roller coaster

Accelerator is a steel family shuttle roller coaster located at Drayton Manor in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK. It was announced in December 2010,[1] and it opened on April 21, 2011. It is the prototype Family Boomerang model, built by Vekoma. The ride was originally named Ben 10 Ultimate Mission and was themed to the cartoon series Ben 10 until the branding was removed after the 2016 season and replaced with a cars theme.[2]

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Accelerator
Ben 10 Ultimate Mission (Drayton Manor) 2014 02.jpg
Ben 10 Ultimate Mission in 2014
Drayton Manor
Location Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK
Status Operating since 21 April 2011
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Family Boomerang (185m)
Type Steel - Family - Shuttle
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 750
Propulsion Booster wheel lift hill
Area 60 metres × 22.2 metres
Height 20 metres
Top speed 60 km/h
Length 185 metres
Inversions 0
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Design

Elements

The ride has a figure-8 helix, and travels backwards.

Trains

Single train with 10 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.

Images

References

External links

Articles on Drayton Manor