2006 in coasters

Events by year
2005 2006 in coasters 2007
2005 2006 in rides 2007

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2006.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller 10 Inversion Roller Coaster Chimelong Paradise
China
Sit-Down Intamin January 31
Roller Abismo Parque de Atracciones de Madrid
Spain
Sit-Down Maurer AG June 27
Roller Backlot Stunt Coaster Kings Dominion
USA
Launched Premier Rides May 27
Roller Black Mamba Phantasialand
Germany
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard May 24
Roller Caterpiller Barmouth Amusement Park
UK
Family DAL Amusement Rides Company Unknown
Roller Crystal Wing Happy Valley
China
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard July 9
Roller Eejanaika Fuji-Q Highland
Japan
4th Dimension
Wing
S&S Worldwide July 19
Roller El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Wooden Intamin June 7
Roller Expedition Everest Disney's Animal Kingdom
USA
Sit-Down Vekoma April 7
Roller Go! Go! Banana Coaster Japan Monkey Park
Japan
Family Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. March 11
Roller Goliath La Ronde
Canada
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard May 13
Roller Goliath Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard April 1
Roller Half Pipe Chimelong Paradise
China
Launched
Spinning
Shuttle
Intamin January 31
Roller Junior Coaster Leisure World
Sri Lanka
Family Beijing Shibaolai Amusement Equipment Unknown
Roller Kentucky Rumbler Beech Bend
USA
Wooden Great Coasters International May 6
Roller Motorbike Launch Coaster Chimelong Paradise
China
launched
Motorbike
Vekoma January 31
Roller Opa Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park
USA
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Indoor
Zamperla Unknown
Roller Patriot Worlds of Fun
USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard April 8
Roller Screamin Squirrel Mysterious Island
China
Sit-Down S&S Worldwide January 29
Roller Speed Monster TusenFryd
Norway
Launched Intamin April 23
Roller Stealth Thorpe Park
UK
Launched
Hyper
Intamin March 15
Roller SuperSplash Plopsaland De Panne
Belgium
Water Mack Rides Unknown
Roller Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard May 13
Roller Thunderbird PowerLand
Finland
Wooden Great Coasters International April 29
Roller Tyfonen Tivoli Friheden
Denmark
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Zamperla Unknown
Roller Voyage Holiday World
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
The Gravity Group May 6
Roller Waku Waku Coaster Tojoko Toy Kingdom
Japan
Kiddie Hoei Sangyo Co., Ltd. July 15
Roller Zaturn Space World
Japan
Launched
Hyper
Intamin April 29

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Bandido Western Playland
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown El Bandido at Western Playland

Rethemed/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Bouzouc Bagatelle
France
Family Soquet May 23, 1987 Train de Mine
Roller Coaster TéléCoo
Belgium
Terrain Vekoma 1989 Roller
Roller Dreamcatcher Bobbejaanland
Belgium
Suspended Vekoma 1987 Air Race
Roller Fairly Odd Coaster Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Wooden Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. April 29, 1972 Beastie
Roller Haunted Roller Coaster Planet Fun
USA
Family
Indoor
E&F Miler Industries 1996 Python Pit
Roller Lady Bug Coaster MarineLand
Canada
Kiddie Zierer 1979 Tivoli Coaster
Roller Little Bill's Giggle Coaster Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Kiddie E&F Miler Industries 1992 Top Cat's Taxi Jam
Roller MP Xpress Movie Park Germany
Germany
Inverted Vekoma April 6, 2001 FX
Roller Rockin' Roller Six Flags St. Louis
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1975 Acme Gravity Powered Roller Ride

Closed

Class Name Park Location Type Manfacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Big Apple Pleasureland Southport
UK
Family Pinfari 1982 September 5 Paul Hart (travelling)
Powered Buffalo Ride American Adventure Theme Park
UK
Family Zamperla June 1987 Unknown Twinlakes Park
Roller Cop Car Chase Movie Park Germany
Germany
Twin Intamin June 1996 N/A
Roller Crazy Mouse Myrtle Beach Grand Prix
USA
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon June 7, 1999 Unknown Wild West World
Roller Cyclone Pleasureland Southport
UK
Wooden Charles Paige March 26, 1937 September 5 N/A
Roller Dragon Wagon McCorrough's Kiddie Park
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides 1992 or later Unknown N/A
Roller Eureka Mountain Mine Ride Dreamworld
Australia
Wild Mouse
Enclosed
B. A. Schiff & Associates
Hyfab
1986 November N/A
Roller Hurricane Myrtle Beach Pavilion
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International, Inc. May 6, 2000 September 30 N/A
Roller King Solomon's Mines Pleasureland Southport
UK
Wooden
Wild Mouse
Blackpool Pleasure Beach 2000 September 5 Dreamland Margate (Never operated)
Roller Little Eagle Myrtle Beach Pavilion
USA
Family Mack Rides 1986 September 30 Broadway Grand Prix
Roller Mad Mouse Myrtle Beach Pavilion
USA
Wild Mouse Arrow Dynamics June 13, 1998 September 30 Broadway Grand Prix
Roller Nightmare at Crack Axle Canyon Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
USA
Enclosed Schwarzkopf 1999 Unknown N/A
Roller Psyclone Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation March 23, 1991 Unknown N/A
Roller Python Busch Gardens Africa
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics July 1, 1976 October 31 N/A
Roller Python Pit Jeepers
USA
Family
Indoor
E&F Miler Industries July 15, 1997 Unknown Jeepers
Roller Rockin' Roller Six Flags St. Louis
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1975 Unknown N/A
Roller Roller Coaster Killarney Springs Family Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari 2005 Unknown N/A
Powered Runaway Train American Adventure Theme Park
UK
Family Big Country Motioneering June 1987 Unknown Mellors Group (Travelling)
Roller Screaming Mummy Splash Kingdom Waterpark
USA
Sit-Down SDC 2000 Unknown Miracle Strip Pier Park
Roller Steel Venom Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom
USA
Inverted
Launched
Shuttle
Intamin May 5, 2000 Unknown Dorney Park
Roller Tatilya Express Tatilya
Turkey
Family
Indoor
Vekoma 1996 April Erbil Family Fun
Roller Traumatizer Pleasureland Southport
UK
Inverted Vekoma 1999 September 5 Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Roller Twin Looper American Adventure Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Soquet 1995 Unknown Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko
Roller Wacky Worm Myrtle Beach Grand Prix
USA
Kiddie Unknown 2002 or earlier Unknown N/A
Roller Wild Cat Pleasureland Southport
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari 1978 September 5 Scott Manning (Travelling)
Roller Wildcat Wild Island
USA
Sit-Down E&F Miler Industries June 2002 Unknown Fun Spot America Atlanta
Roller X-Flight Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom
USA
Flying Vekoma May 26, 2001 September 17 Kings Island
Roller Zingo Bell's Amusement Park
USA
Wooden Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1968 Unknown N/A
Roller Zyklon Western Fair
Canada
Sit-Down Pinfari 1976 May New England Rides and Amusement Co. (Travelling)