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This page is for everything related to roller coasters that occurred during the year 2016.

Amusement parks[edit]

Opened[edit]

Closed[edit]

New rides[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Bisværmen Tivoli Friheden
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Århus, Jylland, Denmark
Spinning SBF Visa Group April 9
Cobra's Curse Busch Gardens Tampa
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Tampa, Florida, USA
Spinning Mack Rides June 17
Dragon Legoland Dubai
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Family Zierer October 31
Dragon's Apprentice Legoland Dubai
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Family Zierer October 31
Family Roller Coaster Wildlife World
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Litchfield Park, Arizona, USA
Family Chance Rides February 1
Flash Lewa Adventure
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Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Sit-Down Mack Rides January 1
Flight of the Hippogriff Universal Studios Hollywood
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Universal City, California, USA
Family Mack Rides April 7
Flight of the Pterosaur Paultons Park
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Romsey, Hampshire, England, UK
Family Inverted Vekoma May 17
Flying Aces Ferrari World
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Intamin February 24
Flying Dinosaur Universal Studios Japan
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Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard March 18
Green Hornet: High Speed Chase Motiongate
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gerstlauer December 16
Imoogi Le Fleury
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Wavrechain-sous-Faulx, Nord-Pas de Calais, France
Unknown July 10
Joker Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
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Vallejo, California, USA
Rocky Mountain Construction May 30
Joker Six Flags Great Adventure
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Jackson, New Jersey, USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 28
Kung Fu Panda Master Gardaland
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Castelnuovo de Garda, Italy
Spinning Fabbri May 14
Lightning Rod Dollywood
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Pigeon Forge,Tennessee, USA
Wooden Rocky Mountain Construction June 13
Lost Gravity Walibi Holland
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Biddinghuizen, Flevoland, Netherlands
Steel Mack Rides March 24
Mako SeaWorld Orlando
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Orlando, Florida, USA
Hyper Bolliger & Mabillard June 10
Monster Adventureland
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Altoona, Iowa, USA
Gerstlauer June 4
Phobia Phear Coaster Lake Compounce
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Bristol, Connecticut, USA
Launched Premier Rides May 7
Predator IMG Worlds of Adventure
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gerstlauer August 31
Pulsar Walibi Belgium
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Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Belgium
Water Shuttle Mack Rides June 4
Raik Phantasialand
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Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Shuttle Vekoma June 30
Rollercoaster Formula 1 Energylandia
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Zator, Malopolskie, Poland
Launched Vekoma June 25
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Shanghai Disneyland
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Pudong, Shanghai, China
Sit-Down Unknown June 16
Spider-Man Doc Ock's Revenge IMG Worlds of Adventure
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Spinning Mack Rides August 31
Spinning Coaster Cannon Hill Park
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
Spinning Family SBF Visa Group June 12
Taron Phantasialand
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Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Launched Intamin June 30
Tron Lightcycles Power Run Shanghai Disneyland
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Pudong, Shanghai, China
Sit-Down Unknown June 16
Valravn Cedar Point
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Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Bolliger & Mabillard May 7
Velociraptor IMG Worlds of Adventure
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Launched Mack Rides August 31
Wildfire Kolmården
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Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Wooden Rocky Mountain Construction June 28
Whirlwind Playland's Castaway Cove
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Ocean City, New Jersey, USA
Spinning SBF Visa Group May 27

Relocations[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Cyclon Nokkakivi Park
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Lievestuore, Central Finland, Finland
Interpark June 11 Cyclon at Wasalandia
Galaxy 500 Hydro Adventures
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Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA
Steel S.D.C. July 7 1970 Galaxy Rip Tide Coaster at Miracle Strip Pier Park
Loop Roller Coaster C.J. Barrymore's
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Clinton Township, Michigan, USA
Steel Pinfari May 9 Python at Playland's Castaway Cove
Rampage Big Sheep
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Bideford, Devon, England, UK
Family Zierer March 25 New Roller Coaster at New MetroLand
Runaway Mine Train Funland Hayling Island
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Hayling Island, Hampshire, England, UK
Wild Mouse L&T Systems February 28 Wild Mine Ride at Gulliver's Warrington

Rethemed / Refurbishments[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Dino Chase Paultons Park
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Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Kiddie Zierer Unknown Flying Frog
Galactica Alton Towers
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Alton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Flying Bolliger & Mabillard 2002 Air
Incredible Hulk Universal's Islands of Adventure
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Orlando, Florida, United States
Launched Bolliger & Mabillard 1999 Incredible Hulk

Closures[edit]

Closed[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Closed Relocated
Boomerang Pleasure Island Family Theme Park
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Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Shuttle Vekoma October 29 Unknown
Cobra La Ronde
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Montréal, Québec, Canada
Stand-Up Intamin Unknown Unknown
Go Gator Pleasure Island Family Theme Park
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Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Kiddie Wisdom Rides October 29 Unknown
Holly's Wilde Autofahrt Holiday Park
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Hassloch, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Wild Mouse Maurer AG November 1 Eifelpark
Jet Coaster Himeji Tegarayama Amusement Park
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Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
Ikeda Works January 11 -
Mean Streak Cedar Point
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Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation September 16 -
Mini Mine Train Pleasure Island Family Theme Park
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Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Family Vekoma October 29 Unknown
Rattlesnake Pleasurewood Hills
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Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, UK
Family Zierer Unknown -
Sideshow Spin Dollywood
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA
Kiddie L&T Systems Unknown Unknown
Spinning Coaster Chuanlord Holiday Manor
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Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong, China
Spinning Unknown Unknown Unknown
Thunder Loop Attractiepark Slagharen
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Slagharen, Overijssel, Netherlands
Schwarzkopf October 2 -
Tsunami M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
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Motherwell, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
Inverted Pinfari June 26 Unknown
Wild Mouse Aussie World
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Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Wild Mouse Hopkins & Pearce Unknown -

Incidents[edit]

  • An entire train derailed on Tsunami at M&D's Scotland's Theme Park with nine people on board, struck a support and landed on the ground in front of the ride. Ten people were injured in the derailment.