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'''Knightmare''' was a [[steel]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Camelot Theme Park]] in the UK. It opened in 2007 and closed with the park on {{date|September 2, 2012}}. It was formerly located at [[Kobe Portopialand]] in Japan under the names of ''BMRX'' and ''Bavarian Mountain Railroad'' from 1987 to 2006. As of May 2017, the majority of ride still stands abandoned at Camelot, however some sections of [[track]] and a [[train]] have been delivered to [[Southport Pleasureland]]. In July 2017, sections of track were seen at Southport Pleasureland.
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'''Knightmare''' was a [[steel]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Camelot Theme Park]] in the UK. It opened in 2007 and closed with the park on {{date|September 2, 2012}}. It was formerly located at [[Kobe Portopialand]] in Japan under the names of ''BMRX'' and ''Bavarian Mountain Railroad'' from 1987 to 2006. For years after Camelot's closure, the majority of ride still stood abandoned at Camelot, however some sections of [[track]] and a [[train]] had been delivered to [[Southport Pleasureland]]. In July 2017, sections of track were seen at Southport Pleasureland. The ride was finally seen being dismantled in February 2020.
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
 
''Knightmare'' was a non-inverting [[Schwarzkopf]] roller coaster, similar to [[Jetline]] at [[Gröna Lund]] and [[Lisebergbanan]] at [[Liseberg]].
 
''Knightmare'' was a non-inverting [[Schwarzkopf]] roller coaster, similar to [[Jetline]] at [[Gröna Lund]] and [[Lisebergbanan]] at [[Liseberg]].

Revision as of 10:15, 15 February 2020

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Knightmare
Knightmareabandoned.jpeg
A photo of the ride taken from the M6 in May 2017.
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Camelot Theme Park
Location Charnock Richard, Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Status Defunct
Operated 2007 to 2 September 2012
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Kobe Portopialand
Location Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Operated March 1987 to 31 March 2006
Statistics
Manufacturer Zierer
Designer / calculations Anton Schwarzkopf
Type Steel
Model / product Custom - Schwarzkopf
Riders per train 14
Hourly capacity 1500
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height86.9 feet
Top speed43.5 mph
Length2601.7 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:56
G-force5 g
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Knightmare was a steel roller coaster located at Camelot Theme Park in the UK. It opened in 2007 and closed with the park on September 2, 2012. It was formerly located at Kobe Portopialand in Japan under the names of BMRX and Bavarian Mountain Railroad from 1987 to 2006. For years after Camelot's closure, the majority of ride still stood abandoned at Camelot, however some sections of track and a train had been delivered to Southport Pleasureland. In July 2017, sections of track were seen at Southport Pleasureland. The ride was finally seen being dismantled in February 2020.

Design

Knightmare was a non-inverting Schwarzkopf roller coaster, similar to Jetline at Gröna Lund and Lisebergbanan at Liseberg.

Trains

5 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 14 riders per train.