2002 in coasters

Events by year
2001 2002 in coasters 2003
2001 2002 in rides 2003

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2002.

Opened[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Abandon Mine Uncle Bernie's Theme Park
USA
Kiddie Molina & Son's Unknown
Roller Air Alton Towers
UK
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard March 16
Roller Avalancha Xetulul
Guatemala
Sit-Down Intamin June
Roller Barry's Big Dipper Barry's Amusements
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari July
Roller Bat Coaster Nigloland
France
Inverted Pinfari March 30
Roller Batman - The Dark Knight Six Flags New England
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard April 20
Roller Batman la Fuga Parque Warner Madrid
Spain
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard April 6
Roller Butterfly Mega Speelstad
Belgium
Kiddie
Shuttle
Sunkid Heege GmbH Unknown
Roller Butterfly Abenteurwelt Mautern
Austria
Kiddie
Shuttle
Sunkid Heege GmbH Unknown
Roller Camel Trophy Al-Hamrah Entertainment Village
Saudi Arabia
Family Pax Company August
Roller Colossus Thorpe Park
UK
Sit-Down Intamin March 22
Roller Crazy Mouse Brean Leisure Park
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon Unknown
Roller Flying Coaster Elitch Gardens
USA
Flying Zamperla May 18
Roller Fruit Worm Coaster Sun Park
China
Kiddie Golden Horse Unknown
Roller Goliath Walibi Holland
Netherlands
Sit-Down Intamin March 29
Roller Jammin M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Spinning
Family
Barbisan July 3
Roller Jubilee Odyssey Fantasy Island
UK
Inverted Vekoma May 25
Roller Klondike Gold Rusher Wild Waves and Enchanted Village
USA
Wild Mouse Zamperla Unknown
Roller Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain Indiana Beach
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Enclosed
Custom Coasters International June 8
Roller Mine Coaster Happy Valley (Shenzhen)
China
Mine Train Vekoma May 1
Roller New Mexico Rattler Cliff's Amusement Park
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International September 28
Roller Queen Bee Botton's Pleasure Beach
UK
Inverted
Family
Pinfari Unknown
Roller Ricochet Carowinds
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides March 23
Roller Ricochet Kings Dominion
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides March 23
Roller Roller Coaster Rotary Storyland and Playland
USA
Kiddie Molina & Son's Unknown
Roller Roller Soaker Hersheypark
USA
Suspended Setpoint May 4
Roller Rugrats Runaway Reptar Dreamworld
Australia
Inverted
Family
Vekoma December 26
Roller Silver Star Europa Park
Germany
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard March 23
Roller Snow Mountain Flying Dragon Happy Valley (Shenzhen)
China
Inverted Vekoma May 1
Roller Star Jet Casino Pier
USA
Sit-Down E&F Miler Industries Unknown
Roller Stunt Fall Parque Warner Madrid
Spain
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma August 8
Powered Super Jet Calaway Park
Canada
Kiddie Wisdom Rides Unknown
Roller Superman Ultimate Flight Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard April 6
Roller Superman: La Atracción de Acero Parque Warner Madrid
Spain
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard April 6
Roller Teletren Parque Diversiones
Costa Rica
Family Zamperla December
Roller Tiger Terror Safari Land
USA
Family Wisdom Rides September 17
Roller Vampire La Ronde
Canada
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard May 18
Roller Wally Whales Deep Dive Adventure Farglory Ocean Park
Taiwan
Family Vekoma Unknown
Roller Wicked Twister Cedar Point
USA
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin May 5
Roller Wild Mine Company Sofia Park
Bulgaria
Wild Mouse L&T Systems Unknown
Roller Wildcat Wild Island
USA
Sit-Down E&F Miler Industries June
Roller Winjas Phantasialand
Germany
Spinning
Indoor
Maurer AG March 30
Roller X Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
4th Dimension
Winged
Arrow Dynamics January 12
Roller Xcelerator Knott's Berry Farm
USA
Launched Intamin June 22

Relocations[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Big Bad John Magic Springs & Crystal Falls
USA
Mine Train Arrow Dynamics Unknown Thunder Express at Dollywood
Roller Chicken Express High Hopes Orchard
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company Unknown unknown at Bayville Amusements
Roller Looping Star Luneur
Italy
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Looping Star at Plutón Park
Roller Speed Chenille Fami P.A.R.C
France
Powered Family Soquet Unknown Chenille at Jardin d'Acclimatation
Roller Tom y Jerry Parque Warner Madrid
Spain
Family Zierer April 6 Boardwalk Canyon Blaster at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Roller Viper Loudoun Castle
UK
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf July 20 Viper at Lightwater Valley

Refurbished/Rethemed[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Tsunami Six Flags México
USA
Family Zierer 1981 Catarina Voladora
Roller Twisted Twins Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International, Inc. June 20, 1998 Twisted Sisters
Roller Viper Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Sit-Down TOGO June 1995 N/A

Closures[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Batflyer Lightwater Valley
UK
Suspended
Single rail
Family
Caripro 1996 Unknown World of Miniature
Roller Crazy Loop Pleasure Island Family Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari March 31, 1996 Unknown Brean Leisure Park
Roller Galaxy Loudoun Castle
UK
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1999 Unknown Travelling
Roller Greased Lightnin' Paramount's Great America
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Schwarzkopf July 8, 1977 Unknown Six Flags Marine World
Roller HangOver Liseberg
Sweden
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma 1997 Unknown Allou! Fun Park
Roller Happy Mountain Terra Encantada
Brazil
Family Três Eixos December 2001 February 17 N/A
Roller Jack Rabbit Clementon Amusement Park
USA
Wooden Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1919 Unknown N/A
Roller Jumbo Jet Coney Island
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1980 - 1986 2002 Xinghai Square
Roller Little Dipper LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company Unknown Unknown Sluggers & Putters
Roller Looping Star Dreamland Margate
UK
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 2001 Unknown Loudoun Castle
Roller Pedro's Mouse Pedroland Park
USA
Wild Mouse L&T Systems July 17, 2001 Unknown Travelling
Roller Screechin' Eagle LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park
USA
Wooden John A. Miller May 25, 1940 Unknown N/A
Roller Serpent LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1989 Unknown Kokomo's Family Fun Center
Roller ShockWave Six Flags Great America
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics June 3, 1988 Unknown N/A
Roller Thrillseeker Sea World
Australia
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1982 April 30 Travelling
Roller Tornado Walibi Belgium
Belgium
Sit-Down Vekoma 1979 Unknown N/A
Roller Wacky Worm Loudoun Castle
UK
Family Unknown 1999 Unknown Travelling