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'''Black Hole''' was a [[Schwarzkopf]] [[indoor]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Alton Towers]] in Staffordshire, England. It was located in a giant canvas-covered building which could still be seen from the top of [[Oblivion]] from 2006 - 2012. The ride was eventually moved in 2006 to its current home, in [[Furuvik]]. Eventually, the giant canvas covered building was removed in 2012 in preparation for the [[Smiler]], the new coaster for 2013 at [[Alton Towers]].
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'''Rocket''' is a [[steel]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Furuvik]] in Gävle, Gävleborgs, Sweden. The ride is a [[Schwarzkopf]] Jet Star 2, and it previously operated at [[Alton Towers]] from 1983 to {{Date|March 5, 2005}} as the ''Black Hole''.
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==History==
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When the ride was at Alton Towers, it was located in a giant canvas-covered building. It closed on {{Date|March 5, 2005}}, and was removed in 2006, however the building containing the ride wasn't removed until 2012, to make way for the [[Smiler]].
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After a renovation from [[Gerstlauer]], the ride reopened at Furuvik on {{Date|May 21, 2011}}.
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Revision as of 14:25, 24 October 2013

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roller coaster
Rocket
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Furuvik
Location Gävle, Gävleborgs, Sweden
Status Operating since May 21, 2011
Statistics
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Designer / calculations Werner Stengel
Type Steel
Riders per train 6
Hourly capacity 900
Propulsion Electric Spiral Lift
Area 82 feet × 152.6 feet
Height44.3 feet
Length1919.3 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:50
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Rocket is a steel roller coaster located at Furuvik in Gävle, Gävleborgs, Sweden. The ride is a Schwarzkopf Jet Star 2, and it previously operated at Alton Towers from 1983 to March 5, 2005 as the Black Hole.

History

When the ride was at Alton Towers, it was located in a giant canvas-covered building. It closed on March 5, 2005, and was removed in 2006, however the building containing the ride wasn't removed until 2012, to make way for the Smiler.

After a renovation from Gerstlauer, the ride reopened at Furuvik on May 21, 2011.



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