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|Row 3 info = 0}}'''Scenic Railway '''is a [[Wooden Coaster|Wooden]] [[Roller Coaster]], located in [[Luna Park Melbourne]], Australia. It is the second [[Oldest Roller Coasters in Operation|Oldest]] coaster in the world.
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[[File:Luna Park (Australia-Melbourne) 2007 01.jpg|thumb|left|The entrance to the park passes underneath the Scenic Railway]]
'''Scenic Railway''' is a [[wooden]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Luna Park (Australia-Melbourne)|Luna Park Melbourne]] in Australia. It is the second [[Oldest roller coasters in operation|oldest roller coaster]] in the world, and the oldest continually operating roller coaster in the world (as [[Leap The Dips (Lakemont Park)|Leap The Dips]] has stood [[standing but not operating]] several times). It is a [[side friction]] coaster with a [[brakeman]]. Also, it is one of only two operating wooden roller coasters in Australia.
==History==
Scenic Railway was built as part of the transformation of ''Dreamland'' into ''Luna Park''. It opened with Luna Park on 13 December 1912.<ref>{{cite web |title=Luna Park. Auspicious and Successful Opening |url=https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/146322499?searchTerm=scenic%20railway%20luna%20park |publisher=Table Talk |date=19 December 1912 |accessdate=10 November 2020 |pages=7}}</ref>
==Design==
The layout of the roller coaster forms a rounded triangle shape when viewed from above. It entirely surrounds Luna Park.
==References==
<references />
[[Category:Roller coasters opened in 1912]]
[[Category:ACE Coaster Classic]]

Latest revision as of 23:49, 7 February 2022

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Scenic Railway
Scenic Railway (Luna Park) 2009 01.jpg
Luna Park
Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Status Operating since 13 December 1912
Statistics
Type Wooden - Side Friction
Inversions 0
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The entrance to the park passes underneath the Scenic Railway

Scenic Railway is a wooden roller coaster located at Luna Park Melbourne in Australia. It is the second oldest roller coaster in the world, and the oldest continually operating roller coaster in the world (as Leap The Dips has stood standing but not operating several times). It is a side friction coaster with a brakeman. Also, it is one of only two operating wooden roller coasters in Australia.

History

Scenic Railway was built as part of the transformation of Dreamland into Luna Park. It opened with Luna Park on 13 December 1912.[1]

Design

The layout of the roller coaster forms a rounded triangle shape when viewed from above. It entirely surrounds Luna Park.

References