1989 in coasters

Events by year
1988 1989 in coasters 1990
1988 1989 in rides 1990

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 1989.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Anaconda Big Bang Schtroumpf
France
Wooden William Cobb May 9
Roller Blizzard Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
UK
Family Diego Cavazza Unknown
Roller Butterfly Salzberger Erlebnispark
Germany
Kiddie
Shuttle
Sunkid Heege GmbH Unknown
Roller Chaos Opryland USA
USA
Enclosed Vekoma March 25
Roller Comet Space Big Bang Schtroumpf
France
Sit-Down Vekoma May 9
Powered Dragon Lakeside Amusement Park
USA
Family Zamperla Unknown
Roller Eurosat Europa Park
Germany
Enclosed Mack Rides Unknown
Roller Excalibur Valleyfair
USA
Hybrid Arrow Dynamics May 6
Roller Flashback Six Flags Over Texas
USA
Shuttle Vekoma Unknown
Roller French Revolution Lotte World
South Korea
Indoor Vekoma July 12
Roller Galaxia Calmarini
France
Enclosed Barbisan Unknown
Roller Goudurix Parc Astérix
France
Sit-Down Vekoma April 30
Roller Great American Scream Machine Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics April 15
Roller Hercules Dorney Park
USA
Wooden
Terrain
Dinn Corporation May 6
Roller Kamikaze Conko's Party Pier
USA
Sit-Down Vekoma Unknown
Roller Looping Coaster Funtown Pier
USA
Sit-Down Interpark August 23
Roller Looping Star M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown
Roller Magnum XL-200 Cedar Point
USA
Hyper Arrow Dynamics May 6
Roller Olympia Looping N/A
Germany
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown
Roller Pipeline Express Wild Water & Wheels
Canada
Sit-Down Amusement Rides By Bailey Unknown
Roller Revolution Bobbejaanland
Belgium
Enclosed Vekoma April 30
Roller Roller TéléCoo
Belgium
Terrain Vekoma Unknown
Roller Runaway Train Gulliver's World
UK
Family Big Country Motioneering Unknown
Roller Runaway Train Harem Leisure Fun Park
UK
Family Big Country Motioneering Unknown
Roller Storm Botton's Pleasure Beach
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown
Roller Timber Wolf Worlds of Fun
USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation April 1
Roller Tree Topper Worlds of Fun
USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation April 1
Roller Treetops Rollercoaster Oakwood Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Zierer Unknown
Roller Treetops Rollercoaster Upper Clements Park
Canada
Wooden William Cobb & Associates Unknown
Roller Zyclone EsselWorld
India
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Powered Blauer Enzian Freizeit-Land Geiselwind
Germany
Sit-Down Mack Rides Unknown Blauer Enzian owned by Friedrich Uhse
Powered Alpen Blitz Playcenter São Paulo
Brazil
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf October Unknown
Roller Missle American Adventure Theme Park
UK
Shuttle Vekoma July 4 Coca-Cola Roller at Glasgow Garden Festival
Roller Ninja Six Flags Over Mid-America
USA
Sit-Down Vekoma April Scream Machine at Expo '86
Roller Rolling Thunder Six Flags Great America
USA
Bobsled Intamin Unknown Sarajevo Bobsled at Six Flags Great Adventure
Roller Serpent Americana Park
USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. Unknown Galaxy at Noble Park Funland
Roller Thunder Express Dollywood
USA
Hybrid Arrow Dynamics Unknown River King Mine Train at Six Flags St. Louis
Roller Tower of Terror Camelot Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Looping Star at Ocean Beach Fun Fair
Roller Viper Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Jet Scream at Six Flags St. Louis

Refurbished/Rethemed

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Legend Arnolds Park
USA
Wooden Outdoor Amusement Enterprise, Inc. June 8, 1930 N/A
Roller Nightmare Mine Frontier City
USA
Enclosed S.D.C. 1980 Orange Blossom Special
Roller Thunderhawk Dorney Park
USA
Wooden Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. March 30, 1924 Coaster
Roller Wizard's Cavern Casino Pier
USA
Family
Enclosed
Mack Rides ≤ 1986 Love Bugs

Closed

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Comet Crystal Beach
Canada
Wooden
Hybrid
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. May 22, 1948 September 4 Great Escape
Roller Comet Funway Amusement Park
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Family
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1973 Unknown N/A
Roller Corkscrew Knott's Berry Farm
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics June 6, 1975 Unknown Silverwood Theme Park
Roller King Kobra Jolly Roger Amusement Park
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Schwarzkopf 1987 Unknown Alton Towers
Roller Roaring Tornado Magic Springs & Crystal Falls
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Arrow Dynamics 1980 Unknown Elitch Gardens

Short operations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly Closed Relocated
Roller Black Hole Neue Traumland
Germany
Enclosed Zierer Unknown Ludewigt of Oldenburg as Black Hole Unknown Travelling with Ludewigt of Oldenburg as Black Hole