2001 in coasters

Events by year
2000 2001 in coasters 2002
2000 2001 in rides 2002

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2001.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Achtbaan Toverland
Netherlands
Family
Indoor
Vekoma May 19
Roller Achterbahn Bayern Park
Germany
Family Zierer Unknown
Roller Batwing Six Flags America
USA
Flying Vekoma June 16
Roller Birdmen Fuji-Q Highland
Japan
Inverted Hoei Sangyo Co., Ltd. Unknown
Roller California Screamin' Disney's California Adventure
USA
Launched Intamin February 8
Roller Cheetah Wild Adventures
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International June 16
Roller Cobra Six Flags Belgium
Belgium
Shuttle Vekoma April 28
Roller Colossos Heide-Park Soltau
Germany
Wooden Intamin April 13
Roller Cornball Express Indiana Beach
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International May 18
Roller Déjà Vu Six Flags Great America
USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma October 6
Roller Déjà Vu Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma August 25
Roller Déjà Vu Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma September 1
Roller Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland
Japan
Launched S&S Worldwide December 21
Roller Dolphin Coaster Sea Paradise
Japan
Wild Mouse Top Fun Unknown
Roller Elf Hirakata Park
Japan
Wooden Intamin March
Roller Eraser Warner Bros. Movie World Germany
Germany
Inverted Vekoma April 6
Roller Expedition GeForce Holiday Park
Germany
Sit-down Intamin June 18
Roller Family Adventure Mirabilandia
Italy
Family Vekoma April 1
Roller Flounder's Flying Fish Coaster Tokyo DisneySea
Japan
Family TOGO September 4
Roller Happy Mountain Terra Encantada
Brazil
Family Três Eixos December
Roller HyperSonic XLC Paramount's Kings Dominion
USA
Launched S&S Worldwide March 24
Roller Insane Speed Janfusun Fancyworld
Taiwan
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard Unknown
Roller Kombo Indianapolis Zoo
USA
Family Zierer April 19
Roller Kumba Superland
Israel
Inverted Vekoma June 16
Roller Loup-Garou Six Flags Belgium
Belgium
Wooden Vekoma April 28
Roller Merlin's Revenge Castle Park
USA
Family Vekoma July 13
Roller Mine Train Attractiepark Slagharen
Netherlands
Family Vekoma April
Roller Mulholland Madness Disney's California Adventure
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides August 21
Roller Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard April 7
Roller Pedro's Mouse Pedroland Park
USA
Wild Mouse L&T Systems July 17
Roller Phantom's Revenge Kennywood
USA
Hyper
Terrain
Morgan May 19
Roller Psycho Mouse California's Great America
USA
Wild Mouse Arrow Dynamics March 24
Roller Quicksilver Express Bonfante Gardens Theme Park
USA
Terrain Morgan June 15
Roller Rugrats Runaway Reptar Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Inverted
Family
Vekoma April 7
Roller Screaming Condor Leofoo Village Theme Park
Taiwan
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin Unknown
Roller Silver Streak Paramount Canada's Wonderland
Canada
Inverted
Family
Vekoma May 6
Roller Sky Rider Skyline Park
Germany
Suspended
Spinning
Family
Caripro Unknown
Roller Talon Dorney Park
USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard May 5
Roller Thundercoaster TusenFryd
Norway
Wooden Vekoma May 1
Roller Timber Twister Bonfante Gardens Theme Park
USA
Family Zierer June 15
Roller Titan Six Flags Over Texas
USA
Hyper Giovanola April 27
Roller Tornado Särkänniemi
Finland
Inverted Intamin April 30
Roller Tower of Terror Gold Reef City
South Africa
Sit-down Unknown December
Roller Trace Du Hourra Parc Astérix
France
Bobsled Mack Rides March 31
Roller Twistrix Drievliet Family Park
Netherlands
Spinning
Family
Maurer Rides GmbH Unknown
Roller V2 Six Flags Great America
USA
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin May 18
Roller Vertical Velocity Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
USA
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin June 8
Roller Wild Thing Lake Winnepesaukah
USA
Wild Mouse L&T Systems Unknown
Roller Wildfire Silver Dollar City
USA
Sit-down Bolliger & Mabillard April 4
Roller X-Flight Geauga Lake
USA
Flying Vekoma May 26

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Galaxi Blue Bayou Dixie Landin'
USA
Sit-Down SDC July 11 Galaxi at Fun Fair Park
Roller Looping Star Vidámpark
Hungary
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Thunder Loop Express at Loudoun Castle
Roller Ragin' Cajun Blue Bayou Dixie Landin'
USA
Shuttle Vekoma July 11 Boomerang at Starcoast World
Roller Tornado Bosque Mágico
Mexico
Sit-Down Vekoma April 7 Wervelwind at Bobbejaanland
Roller Wildcat Williams Grove Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf May 20 Wildcat at Steel Pier

Rethemed / Refurbishments

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Coleoz'Arbres Bagatelle
France
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf April 3, 1994 Jet Star
Roller Cyclone Six Flags New England
USA
Wooden William Cobb & Associates July 20, 1983 N/A
Roller Flight of Fear Paramount's Kings Dominion
USA
Launched
Enclosed
Premier Rides June 18, 1996 Outer Limits: Flight of Fear
Roller Flight of Fear Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Launched
Enclosed
Premier Rides June 18, 1996 Outer Limits: Flight of Fear
Roller Goliath Jr. Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Kiddie Bradley and Kaye 1971 Wile E. Coyote Coaster
Roller Ladybug Coaster Adventureland
USA
Family Zierer 2000 Paul Bunyan Express
Roller Magic Mouse New Pleasurewood Hills
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon 2000 Crazy Coaster
Roller Temple of the Night Hawk Phantasialand
Germany
Enclosed Vekoma April 1, 1988 Space Center

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Bone Shaker Knowsley Safari Park
UK
Kiddie Unknown 1991 or earlier Unknown N/A
Roller Crazy Mouse Motor World
USA
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon May 24, 2000 Unknown Amusements of America (travelling)
Powered Figure of Eight Brean Leisure Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari 1998 Unknown Vidampark
Roller Flying Dragon Wagon Branson USA
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides May 1999 Unknown FastTrax Entertainment
Roller Flying Trapeze Flamingo Land
UK
Sit-Down Zierer 1998 November Grove Land
Roller Fun Express Spreepark
Germany
Family FAB 1996 Unknown N/A
Roller Gebirgsbahn Phantasialand
Germany
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1975 May 1 N/A
Powered Grand Canyon Bahn Phantasialand
Germany
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1978 May 1 N/A
Roller Himalaya Luneur
Italy
Sit-Down Pinfari 1968 or earlier Unknown N/A
Roller Jet Star Spreepark
Germany
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1970 Unknown Play Land Park
Roller Joker's Revenge Six Flags Fiesta Texas
USA
Sit-Down Vekoma May 10, 1996 August 25 Six Flags New Orleans
Roller King Cobra Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Stand-Up TOGO April 22, 1984 November 5 N/A
Roller Mega Looping Bahn Spreepark
Germany
Sit-Down Vekoma Unknown Unknown Euro Park
Powered Spreeblitz Spreepark
Germany
Family Mack Rides Unknown Unknown N/A
Roller Thunder Eagle Race World
USA
Wooden Coaster Works, Inc. May 1, 2000 July Cascades d'eau de Piedmont
Roller Tornado La Feria Chapultepec Magico
Mexico
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1993 Unknown Selva Mágica
Powered Tornado Castle Amusement Park
USA
Family Zamperla Unknown July N/A
Roller Viper Lightwater Valley
UK
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1996 Unknown Loudoun Castle
Roller Wildcat Jolly Roger Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1999 Unknown Jolly Roger Amusement Park
Roller Zyklon Branson USA
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari 2000 Unknown Saginaw County Fairgrounds