2003 in coasters

Events by year
2002 2003 in coasters 2004
2002 2003 in rides 2004

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2003.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Atlantis Adventure Lotte World
South Korea
Launched Intamin October 26
Roller Balder Liseberg
Sweden
Wooden Intamin April 12
Roller Caterpillar Lightwater Valley
UK
Family D.P.V. Rides Unknown
Roller Crazy Train Codona's Amusement Park
UK
Family Pinfari Unknown
Roller Crazy Worm Schwaben Park
Germany
Kiddie Zierer Unknown
Roller Half Pipe Särkänniemi
Finland
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin April 30
Roller Hexenbesen Erlebniswelt Seilbahnen Thale
Germany
Flying
Single rail
Wiegand Unknown
Roller Hot Tamales Casino Pier
USA
Family L&T Systems Unknown
Roller Jack Rabbit Celebration City
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries Unknown
Roller Mighty Mini Mega Adventure Island
UK
Family Pinfari Unknown
Roller Montanha Russa Ácqua Lokos
Brazil
Hybrid Self-built December 27
Roller Nemesis Inferno Thorpe Park
UK
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard April 5
Roller Ozark Wildcat Celebration City
USA
Wooden Great Coasters International May 1
Roller Rugrats Runaway Reptar Carowinds
USA
Inverted
Family
Vekoma March 22
Roller Scream! Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard April 12
Roller Spider Lagoon
USA
Spinning Maurer Söhne March 31
Roller Steel Venom Valleyfair
USA
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin May 17
Roller Superman Ultimate Flight Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard April 17
Roller Superman Ultimate Flight Six Flags Great America
USA
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard May 3
Roller Supersonic Odyssey Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
Malaysia
Indoor Intamin September 29
Roller Suspended Looping Coaster Suzhou Amusement Land
China
Inverted Vekoma Unknown
Roller Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City
Japan
Hyper Intamin May 1
Roller Timberhawk: Ride of Prey Wild Waves and Enchanted Village
USA
Wooden S&S Worldwide June 7
Roller Tizona Terra Mítica
Spain
Inverted Vekoma March 15
Roller Toboggan Nordique La Ronde
Canada
Wild Mouse Zamperla May 17
Roller Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point
USA
Launched
Strata
Intamin May 4
Roller Vilda Musen Gröna Lund
Sweden
Sit-Down Gerstlauer April 18
Roller Vild-Svinet BonBon-Land
Denmark
Steel Gerstlauer May 16

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Batman The Ride Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard April 12 Gambit at Thrill Valley
Roller Big Apple Blackpool Pleasure Beach
UK
Family Pinfari September Rattler at Frontierland Family Theme Park
Roller Looping Parc Saint Paul
France
Sit-Down Soquet Unknown Travelling

Refurbished/Rethemed

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Marvel Mania VisionLand
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries May 23, 1998 N/A
Roller Rampage VisionLand
USA
Wooden Custom Coasters International, Inc. May 23, 1998 N/A
Roller Road Runner's Express Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Family Vekoma May 20, 2000 Rex's Rail Runner
Roller Runaway Reptar Paramount's Great America
USA
Family Intamin 1987 Green Slime Mine Car
Roller Thunderbolt Celebration City
USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. May 1999 Firestorm

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Blue Coaster Dreamland Margate
UK
Family L&T Systems 2001 Unknown Digital Land
Roller Coaster Playland Park
USA
Kiddie Unknown Unknown July N/A
Roller Comet Planet Fun
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides Unknown November 14 Sir Goony's Fun Zone
Roller Dragon Utah Fun Dome
USA
Family
Indoor
Wisdom Rides Unknown Unknown N/A
Roller Flashback Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Sit-Down Intamin April 25, 1992 Unknown N/A
Roller Hercules Dorney Park
USA
Wooden
Terrain
Dinn Corporation May 6, 1989 September 1 N/A
Roller Hurricane Playland Park
USA
Sit-Down S&MC 1995 Unknown Playcenter São Paulo
Roller Kiddie Coaster Dogwood Lakes
USA
Kiddie B. A. Schiff & Associates 1984 or later Unknown N/A
Roller Little Dipper Hillcrest Park
USA
Wooden
Family
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1967 September 1 Little Amerricka
Roller Looping Star Bobbejaanland
Belgium
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1979 November 2 N/A
Roller Mad Mouse J's Amusement Park
USA
Wild Mouse Allan Herschell Company 1991 Unknown N/A
Roller Mad Mouse Lakemont Park
USA
Wild Mouse Allan Herschell Company 1991 Unknown Richard Kale (traveling)
Roller Orient Express Fantasy Island
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides 1998 Unknown N/A
Roller Orient Express Worlds of Fun
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics April 4, 1980 October 26 N/A
Roller Quantum Loop Seabreeze
USA
Sit-Down Soquet July 21, 1994 Unknown Salitre Magico
Roller Spellbreaker Legoland California
USA
Suspended
Single rail
Twin
Family
Caripro October 13, 2000 Unknown N/A
Roller Stealth Paramount's Great America
USA
Flying Vekoma April 1, 2000 September 2 Carowinds
Roller Thunderbolt Dreamworld
Australia
Sit-Down Meisho Amusement Machines 1982 August 8 N/A
Roller Wild Maus Busch Gardens Williamsburg
USA
Wild Mouse Mack Rides April 12, 1996 Unknown Busch Gardens Tampa
Roller Wizard's Cavern Casino Pier
USA
Family
Enclosed
Mack Rides 1979 Unknown N/A
Roller Zyklon DelGrosso's Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari 1987 Unknown Blue Diamond Park