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|name        = ''unknown''
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|name        = Taiga
 
|park        = [[Linnanmäki]]
 
|park        = [[Linnanmäki]]
 
|location    = Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
 
|location    = Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
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|status      = under construction
 
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|opening      = 2019
 
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|replaced    = Vonkaputous
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|manufacturer = [[Intamin]]
 
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|construction = [[RCS GmbH]]
 
|category1    = Steel
 
|category1    = Steel
 
|category2    = Launched
 
|category2    = Launched
 
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|model        = Blitz Coaster
 
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|lift/launch  = 2 [[LSM]] launches
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|length      = 1104
 
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|inversions  = 4
 
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This article is for a new [[steel]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] currently [[under construction]] at [[Linnanmäki]] in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.
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'''Taiga''' is a [[steel]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] currently [[under construction]] at [[Linnanmäki]] in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.
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==History==
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Taiga was officially announced on {{date|March 22, 2018}} following multiple teasers. The layout and specifications were also confirmed.<ref>[https://www.sttinfo.fi/tiedote/linnanmaki-amusement-park-in-helsinki-finland-announces-their-biggest-roller-coaster-project-ever-taiga-is-getting-ready-to-launch?publisherId=3179&releaseId=66986964 Linnanmäki Amusement Park, in Helsinki, Finland, announces their biggest roller coaster project ever: Taiga is Getting Ready to Launch! - Linnanmäki]</ref> The ride will replace Vonkaputous, the park's former [[Premier Rides]] [[water roller coaster|water coaster]].
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In September 2018, the first pieces of track arrived at Linnanmäki. This was followed by the beginning of vertical construction and the reveal of the full layout in October 2018.
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In February 2019, the track was completed.
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==Design==
 
==Design==
 
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*[[Inversion]]
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*[[LSM]] launch
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*Zero-g winder
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*[[LSM]] launch
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*{{feet|170.6}} tall outside [[top hat]]
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*[[Dive loop]]
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*[[Immelmann]]
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*[[In-line twist]]
 
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Write about the ride's design here!
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Taiga is a Blitz Coaster installation from [[Intamin]]. It has 2 [[LSM]] launches, an {{foot|170.6}} tall outside [[top hat]] and 4 inversions.
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[[Category:Roller coasters opened in 2018]]
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==Etymology==
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''Taiga'' is Finnish for ''forest''.
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==References==
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<references />
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[[Category:Roller coasters opened in 2019]]
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[[Category:Intamin]]

Latest revision as of 14:12, 24 February 2019

roller coaster
Taiga
Taiga rendering.jpg
Finland.png
Linnanmäki
Location Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Status Under construction, planned to open 2019
Replaced Vonkaputous
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Onsite construction RCS GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Model / product Blitz Coaster
Propulsion 2 LSM launches
Height170.6 metres
Top speed65.9 km/h
Length3622 metres
Inversions4
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Taiga is a steel launched roller coaster currently under construction at Linnanmäki in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.

History[edit | edit source]

Taiga was officially announced on March 22, 2018 following multiple teasers. The layout and specifications were also confirmed.[1] The ride will replace Vonkaputous, the park's former Premier Rides water coaster.

In September 2018, the first pieces of track arrived at Linnanmäki. This was followed by the beginning of vertical construction and the reveal of the full layout in October 2018.

In February 2019, the track was completed.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Taiga is a Blitz Coaster installation from Intamin. It has 2 LSM launches, an 170.6 foot tall outside top hat and 4 inversions.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Taiga is Finnish for forest.

References[edit | edit source]