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The coaster was named after the Germanic name of the Nordic god Odin. Timbur is the Icelandic word for wood.
 
The coaster was named after the Germanic name of the Nordic god Odin. Timbur is the Icelandic word for wood.
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
The coaster intertwines with two attractions: Atlantica [[SuperSplash]] and [[Blue Fire]].
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The coaster intertwines with two attractions: [[Atlantica SuperSplash]] and [[Blue Fire]].
 
===Theme===
 
===Theme===
 
Wodan Timbur Coaster is themed to Norse mythology. The [[queue line]] features several heavily detailed elements, including fire, mist and water effects. The goddess of death, Hel, is also featured and has a turning sand timer. Projection Mapping, smoke screens and moving ceilings are also used in the indoor sections, which immerse guests in mythology. In the [[station]], statues watch the [[train]] leave and turn to watch the train arrive. The ride also features [[tunnel]]s.
 
Wodan Timbur Coaster is themed to Norse mythology. The [[queue line]] features several heavily detailed elements, including fire, mist and water effects. The goddess of death, Hel, is also featured and has a turning sand timer. Projection Mapping, smoke screens and moving ceilings are also used in the indoor sections, which immerse guests in mythology. In the [[station]], statues watch the [[train]] leave and turn to watch the train arrive. The ride also features [[tunnel]]s.

Revision as of 07:24, 4 April 2015

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roller coaster
Wodan Timbur Coaster
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Europa Park
Location Rust, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Status Operating since 31 March 2012
Cost € 10,000,000
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Great Coasters International
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1250
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 721.8 feet × 236.3 feet
Height131 feet
Top speed62.1 mph
Length3445 feet
Inversions0
Duration3:25
G-force3.5G
HELP

Wodan Timbur Coaster is a Great Coasters International wooden roller coaster located at Europa Park in Rust, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It opened on March 31, 2012, and was built by Great Coasters International.[1]

The ride is located in the Iceland section of the park, which opened in 2009. It is the park's first wooden coaster, and was built by Great Coasters International that was responsible for Troy at Toverland and El Toro at Freizeitpark Plohn, as well as many other wooden coasters around the world.

Name

The coaster was named after the Germanic name of the Nordic god Odin. Timbur is the Icelandic word for wood.

Design

The coaster intertwines with two attractions: Atlantica SuperSplash and Blue Fire.

Theme

Wodan Timbur Coaster is themed to Norse mythology. The queue line features several heavily detailed elements, including fire, mist and water effects. The goddess of death, Hel, is also featured and has a turning sand timer. Projection Mapping, smoke screens and moving ceilings are also used in the indoor sections, which immerse guests in mythology. In the station, statues watch the train leave and turn to watch the train arrive. The ride also features tunnels.

Trains

3 trains with 12 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 24 riders per train. The trains are GCI Millennium Flyer trains.

References