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*{{flag|Denmark}} [[Kålormen]] at [[Tivoli Karolinelund]]
 
*{{flag|Denmark}} [[Kålormen]] at [[Tivoli Karolinelund]]
 
*{{flag|USA}} [[Big Apple (Luna Park USA)|Big Apple]] at [[Luna Park (USA)|Luna Park]]
 
*{{flag|USA}} [[Big Apple (Luna Park USA)|Big Apple]] at [[Luna Park (USA)|Luna Park]]
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*Unknown installation, orange track with black supports<ref>[http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/files/pinfari_7_279.jpg Pinfari brochure]</ref>
 
*Unknown installation, orange track with black supports<ref>[http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/files/pinfari_7_279.jpg Pinfari brochure]</ref>
  

Latest revision as of 10:53, 3 December 2019

The front of a Big Apple MB28 train

Big Apple MB28 was a mass-produced model manufactured by Pinfari. It was the first roller coaster to use the now ubiquitous Wacky Worm layout. The model is now offered by Interpark and D.P.V. Rides, albeit with modifications to the original design.

Mushroom shaped ticket booths and giant solid apples are common features on this model.

Turn table[edit | edit source]

A Big Apple Turn Table roller coaster at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York

A variant of the Big Apple featured a rotating "turntable" station which is believed to be the first sliding station. It had a width of 55 feet. There are four known units:

Statistics[edit | edit source]

The following data is approximate.

  • Height - 11.5 feet
  • Length - 452.8 feet
  • Dimensions - 91.9 feet x 41 feet
  • Riders per hour - 720
  • Train - Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

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See also[edit | edit source]

  • List of all Big Apple MB28 roller coasters on this wiki.

References[edit | edit source]

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