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This page is for everything related to roller coasters that occurred during the year 2017.


Amusement parks[edit]

Opened[edit]

Closed[edit]

New rides[edit]

The following roller coasters are planned to open in 2017.

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Arashi Nagashima Spaland
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Nagashima, Kuwana, Mie, Japan
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide March 10
Boomerang Energylandia
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Zator, Malopolskie, Poland
Shuttle Vekoma April 29
Capitol Bullet Train Motiongate
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Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Launched

Shuttle

Mack Rides October 20
Circus Coaster Energylandia
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Zator, Malopolskie, Poland)
Powered SBF Visa Group April 17
Crazy Mouse Park at OWA
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Foley, Alabama, USA
Spinning Zamperla July 21
DC Rivals Warner Bros. Movie World
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Steel Mack Rides September 22
Dragon Legoland Japan
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Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Zierer Family April 1
Dragon's Apprentice Legoland Japan
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Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Zamperla Family April 1
Dragon Gliders Motiongate
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Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Inverted

Powered

Mack Rides April 25
DrageKongen Djurs Sommerland
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Nimtofte, Jylland, Denmark
Inverted Intamin May 6
Fireball Furuvik
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Gävle, Gävleborgs, Sweden
Shuttle Family Vekoma May 20
GaleForce Playland's Castaway Cove
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Ocean City, New Jersey, USA
Launched S&S Worldwide May 26
Great Desert-Rally Happy Valley
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Jinniu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Wooden Great Coasters International August 8
Heidi: The Ride Plopsaland De Panne
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Adinkerke-De Panne, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Wooden Great Coasters International April 2
Hype Särkänniemi
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Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Launched Premier Rides June 18
InvadR Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Wooden Great Coasters International April 7
Joker Six Flags Great America
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Gurnee, Illinois, USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 27
Joker Six Flags New England
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Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 27
Joker Six Flags Over Texas
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Arlington, Texas, USA
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide May 20
Kampala Express Knuthenborg Safaripark
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Maribo, Sjælland, Denmark
Kiddie Gerstlauer May 25
Lech Coaster Legendia
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Chorzów, Śląskie, Poland
Steel Vekoma July 1
Mine Blower Fun Spot America
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Kissimmee, Orlando, USA
Hybrid (wooden track) Gravity Group June 23
Mystic Timbers Kings Island
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Mason, Ohio, USA
Wooden Great Coasters International April 15
Pégase Express Parc Astérix
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Plailly, Picardie, France
Launched Gerstlauer June 11
Project X Legoland Korea
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Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Wild Mouse Mack Rides Unknown
Red Force Ferrari Land
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Salou, Tarragona, Spain
Launched Intamin April 7
Rollin' Thunder Park at OWA
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Foley, Alabama, USA
Steel Zamperla July 21
Sky Dragster Skyline Park
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Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany
Powered Maurer AG Unknown
Speed Energylandia
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Zator, Malopolskie, Poland)
Water Intamin Unknown
Southern Express Park at OWA
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Foley, Alabama, USA
Kiddie Zamperla July 21
Star Trek: Operation Enterprise Movie Park Germany
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Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Unknown Mack Rides June 14
Super Cyclone Santa's Village AZoosment Park
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Dundee, Illinois, USA
Family Interpark Unknown
Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster SeaWorld San Antonio
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San Antonio, Texas, USA
Launched Intamin June 16
Western Regions Heaven Happy Valley
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Jinniu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard October
Wild Waves Playland's Castaway Cove
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Ocean City, New Jersey, USA
E&F Miler Industries September 7

Relocations[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Batman Tir Prince Family Funfair
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Towyn, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
Spinning Fabbri March Batman at Malmö Folkets Park
Dragon's Run Dragon Park
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Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard January 25 Time Machine at Freestyle Music Park
Emerald Coaster Sam's Fun City
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Pensacola, Florida, USA
Pinfari Unknown Cat & Mouse at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Fantasy Mouse Fantasy Island
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Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Spinning Reverchon March 18 Travelling
Flight of the Giant Peach Oakwood Theme Park
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Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
Steel Pinfari August 1 Space Coaster at M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
Kersplash Edaville USA
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Carver, Massachusetts, USA
Water E&F Miler Industries Unknown Kersplash at Washington State Fair

Closures[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Closed Relocated
Babylon Happylon
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Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Indoor Vekoma March 1 Unknown
Black Hole Scramble Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Enclosed Nippon December Unknown
Boogie-woogie Space Coaster Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. December Unknown
Boomerang Knott's Berry Farm
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Buena Park, California, USA
Shuttle Vekoma April 23 Unknown
Clipper Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Family Togo December Unknown
Dragon Challenge Universal's Islands of Adventure
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Orlando, Florida, USA
Inverted Bolliger & Mabillard September 4 -
Galaxi Palace Playland
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Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA
S.D.C. September 4 -
Georgia Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
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Austell, Georgia, USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation July 30 -
Runaway Train St Nicholas Park
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Warwick, Warwickshire, England, UK
Family SBF Visa Group October 1 Unknown
Spin Gear Sega Republic
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Spinning Gerstlauer June 1 Unknown
Titan MAX Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Arrow Dynamics December Unknown
Venus GP Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Maurer AG December Unknown
Zaturn Space World
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Yahata Higashi, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Launched Intamin December Unknown

Rethemes/Refurbishments[edit]

Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Journey to Atlantis SeaWorld Orlando
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Orlando, Florida, USA
Water Mack Rides 1998 Journey to Atlantis
Kraken Unleashed SeaWorld Orlando
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Orlando, Florida, USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard 2000 Kraken