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File:SupermanFlying.jpg|[[Flying]]
File:SupermanFlying.jpg|[[Flying]]
File:Batman The Ride (Six Flags Magic Mountain) train.jpg|[[Inverted]]
File:Batman The Ride (Six Flags Magic Mountain) train.jpg|[[Inverted]]
File:Colorado Adventure Phantasialand Mine Train.jpg|[[Mine Train]]
File:Velocity_train_closeup.jpg|[[Motorbike]]
File:Velocity_train_closeup.jpg|[[Motorbike]]
File:Ultra Twister (Six Flags AstroWorld).jpg|[[Pipeline]]
File:Ultra Twister (Six Flags AstroWorld) 2004 01.jpg|[[Pipeline]]
File:Flying Aces (Ferrari World Abu Dhabi) 2018 01.jpg|[[Semi-floorless roller coaster|Semi-floorless]]
File:Flying Aces (Ferrari World Abu Dhabi) 2018 01.jpg|[[Semi-floorless roller coaster|Semi-floorless]]
File:Adrenaline Peak.jpg|thumb|[[Sit-Down]]
File:Stand-Up coaster.png|[[Stand-Up]]
File:Stand-Up coaster.png|[[Stand-Up]]
File:Iron dragon 03.jpg|[[Suspended]]
File:Iron dragon 03.jpg|[[Suspended]]
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File:GriffonSplashdown.jpg|[[Diving]]
File:GriffonSplashdown.jpg|[[Diving]]
File:Nightmare at Crack Axle Canyon.jpg|[[Enclosed]]
File:Nightmare at Crack Axle Canyon.jpg|[[Enclosed]]
File:Pearly Whirly Coaster (Craig's Cruisers) 2019 01.jpg|[[Hamster wheel]]
File:Pearly Whirly Coaster (Craig's Cruisers) 2019 01.jpg|[[Hamster Wheel]]
File:Crazy Cab Coaster (Trans Studio Mini Palembang) 2017 02.jpg|[[Indoor]]
File:Crazy Cab Coaster (Trans Studio Mini Palembang) 2017 02.jpg|[[Indoor]]
File:Kingda Ka train on launch 1.jpg|[[Launched]]
File:Kingda Ka train on launch 1.jpg|[[Launched]]
File:Greezed Lightnin' (Kentucky Kingdom) loop and spiking.jpg|[[Shuttle]]
File:Greezed Lightnin' (Kentucky Kingdom) loop and spiking.jpg|[[Shuttle]]
File:Scenic Railway (Luna Park Australia).jpg|[[Side Friction]]
File:Scenic Railway (Luna Park Australia).jpg|[[Side Friction]]
File:RailBlazer (California's Great America) 02.jpg|[[Single rail]]
File:RailBlazer (California's Great America) 2018 02.jpg|[[Single rail]]
File:Sierra Sidewinder train.jpg|[[Spinning]]
File:Sierra Sidewinder train.jpg|[[Spinning]]
File:Beast (Kings Island) 2004 02.jpg|[[Terrain]]
File:Beast (Kings Island) 2004 02.jpg|[[Terrain]]
File:Skatteøen (Djurs Sommerland) 01.jpg|[[Water]]
File:Skatteoen (Djurs Sommerland) 2016 01.jpg|[[Water]]
File:Wild Mouse (Flamingo Land) switchbacks.jpg|[[Wild Mouse]]
File:Wild Mouse (Flamingo Land) switchbacks.jpg|[[Wild Mouse]]
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|[[Leviathan (Canada's Wonderland)|Leviathan]]
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|Roller
|[[Giga]]
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Latest revision as of 16:16, 9 February 2022

This page serves as a guide to the various categories and types of coaster.

An equivalent article for non-coaster rides exists at Coasterpedia:Guide to ride types.

Classification

Coaster types

A coaster may be listed with multiple "types". Enter them in the order they appear here:

  1. Flying Turns at Knoebels breaks this as it's both a wooden coaster and a bobsled coaster.

Examples

Name Manufacturer Class Type Opened Status
Arthur Mack Rides Powered Inverted Family July 2014 Operating
Leviathan B&M Roller Giga May 2012 Operating
Possessed Intamin Roller Inverted Launched Shuttle May 17, 2008 Operating
Smiler Gerstlauer Roller Sit-Down May 31, 2013 Operating
Stinger Vekoma Roller Inverted Shuttle April 28, 2012 Closed 2017
Twister Reverchon Roller Sit-Down Spinning Wild Mouse May 2001 Closed May 30, 2019