2017 in coasters

Events by year
2016 2017 in coasters 2018
2016 2017 in rides 2018

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

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Arashi Nagashima Spa Land
Japan
4th Dimension
Winged
S&S Worldwide March 10
Roller Boomerang Energylandia
Poland
Shuttle Vekoma April 29
Roller Boomerang Wuhan Zhongshan Park
China
Sit-Down HZMEM Co., Ltd May 23
Roller Capitol Bullet Train Motiongate
UAE
Launched Mack Rides October 20
Powered Circus Coaster Energylandia
Poland
Kiddie SBF Visa Group April 17
Roller Crazy Cab Coaster Trans Studio Mini
Indonesia
Indoor Vekoma Unknown
Roller Crazy Mouse Park at OWA
USA
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Zamperla July 21
Roller DC Rivals HyperCoaster Warner Bros. Movie World
Australia
Hyper Mack Rides September 22
Roller DrageKongen Djurs Sommerland
Denmark
Inverted Intamin May 6
Roller Dragon Legoland Japan
Japan
Family Zierer April 1
Powered Dragon Gliders Motiongate
UAE
Inverted
Spinning
Enclosed
Mack Rides April 25
Roller Dragon's Apprentice Legoland Japan
Japan
Family Zamperla April 1
Roller Fireball Furuvik
Sweden
Shuttle
Family
Vekoma May 20
Roller GaleForce Playland's Castaway Cove
USA
Launched S&S Worldwide May 26
Roller Great Desert-Rally Happy Valley
China
Wooden Great Coasters International August 8
Roller Hang Ten Fantasy Island Amusement Park
USA
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group June 26
Roller Heidi: The Ride Plopsaland De Panne
Belgium
Wooden Great Coasters International April 2
Roller Hydrus Casino Pier
USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer May 6
Roller Hype Särkänniemi
Finland
Launched Premier Rides June 18
Roller InvadR Busch Gardens Williamsburg
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Great Coasters International April 7
Roller Joker Six Flags Great America
USA
4th Dimension
Winged
S&S Worldwide May 27
Roller Joker Six Flags New England
USA
4th Dimension
Winged
S&S Worldwide May 27
Roller Joker Six Flags Over Texas
USA
4th Dimension
Winged
S&S Worldwide May 20
Roller Kampala Express Knuthenborg Safaripark
Denmark
Family Gerstlauer May 25
Roller Lech Coaster Legendia
Poland
Sit-Down Vekoma July 1
Roller Madagascar Mad Pursuit Motiongate
UAE
Launched
Enclosed
Gerstlauer Unknown
Roller Mine Blower Fun Spot America
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Gravity Group June 23
Roller Mystic Timbers Kings Island
USA
Wooden Great Coasters International April 15
Roller Pégase Express Parc Astérix
France
Launched
Family
Gerstlauer June 11
Roller Red Force Ferrari Land
Spain
Launched
Giga
Intamin April 7
Roller Rollin' Thunder Park at OWA
USA
Sit-Down Zamperla July 21
Powered Sky Dragster Skyline Park
Germany
Sit-Down Maurer AG June 6
Roller Sky Rocket Chimelong Paradise
China
Launched Premier Rides September 26
Roller Smurfs Village Express Motiongate
UAE
Family Gerstlauer January 9
Roller Southern Express Park at OWA
USA
Family Zamperla July 21
Roller Speed Energylandia
Poland
Water Intamin April 2
Roller Star Trek: Operation Enterprise Movie Park Germany
Germany
Launched Mack Rides June 14
Roller Super Cyclone Santa's Village AZoosment Park
USA
Sit-Down Interpark May 13
Roller Thunderchariot Discoveryland
China
Sit-Down Zamperla October 1
Roller Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster SeaWorld San Antonio
USA
Launched Intamin June 16
Roller Wild Waves Playland's Castaway Cove
USA
Sit-Down E&F Miler Industries September 7

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Alpen-Coaster Vorlop (Travelling)
Germany
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf Unknown Himalayabahn at Schwaben Park
Roller Batman Tir Prince Family Funfair
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Fabbri March Batman at Malmö Folkets Park
Roller Big Blue Fun Park Mirnovec
Croatia
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf July 15 Twist and Shout at Loudoun Castle
Roller Dragon's Run Dragon Park
Vietnam
Sit-Down Bolliger & Mabillard January 25 Time Machine at Freestyle Music Park
Roller Flight of the Giant Peach Oakwood Theme Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari August 1 Space Coaster at M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
Roller Veggie Tale Spin Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center
USA
Family L&T Systems Unknown Sideshow Spin at Dollywood

Rethemes/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Cannonball Express Pleasurewood Hills
UK
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1995 Enigma
Roller Journey to Atlantis SeaWorld Orlando
USA
Water Mack Rides 1998 N/A
Roller Kraken Unleashed SeaWorld Orlando
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard June 1, 2000 Kraken
Roller Patriot California's Great America
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard March 9, 1991 Vortex
Roller SpeedSnake FREE Fort Fun Abenteuerland
Germany
Sit-Down Vekoma June 1981 SpeedSnake
Roller Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain Disneyland Park
France
Launched
Enclosed
Vekoma June 1, 1995 Space Mountain: Mission 2
Roller Vol d'Icare Parc Astérix
France
Sit-Down Zierer 1994 N/A
Roller Voyage Dans Le Ciel Fuji-Q Highland
Japan
Inverted Hoei Sangyo Co., Ltd. 2001 Great Fluffy Sky Adventure
Roller Wildcat Lake Compounce
USA
Wooden Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1927 N/A

Closures

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Babylon Happylon
Russia
Indoor
Kiddie
Vekoma March 13, 2010 March 1 N/A
Roller Black Hole Scramble Space World
Japan
Enclosed Nippon 1990 December 31 N/A
Roller Bobsleigh Nigloland
France
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1995 November 5 Parc de la Vallée
Roller Boogie-woogie Space Coaster Space World
Japan
Sit-Down Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. April 22, 1990 December 31 N/A
Roller Boomerang Knott's Berry Farm
USA
Shuttle Vekoma April 6, 1990 April 23 Trans Studio Action Zone
Roller Clipper Space World
Japan
Sit-Down Togo 1995 December 31 N/A
Roller Coccinelle Walibi Belgium
Belgium
Kiddie Zierer 1999 September 11 Stored
Roller Dragon Challenge Universal's Islands of Adventure
USA
Inverted
Twin
Bolliger & Mabillard May 28, 1999 September 4 N/A
Roller Galaxi Palace Playland
USA
Sit-Down SDC 1994 September 4 N/A
Roller Georgia Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation March 1990 July 30 N/A
Roller Green Lantern: First Flight Six Flags Magic Mountain
USA
4th Dimension
Winged
Intamin July 1, 2011 Unknown La Ronde
Roller Looping Thunder Oaks Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari May 25, 1996 September 24 N/A
Roller Silver Mine Freizeitpark Plohn
Germany
Sit-Down Zierer 2000 October 31 N/A
Roller Skyways Clarence Pier
UK
Sit-Down SDC 1980 Unknown N/A
Roller Stinger Dorney Park
USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma April 28, 2012 Unknown N/A
Roller Suspended Looping Coaster Suzhou Amusement Land
China
Inverted Vekoma 2003 October 31 N/A
Roller Thunder Coaster Nasu Highland Park
Japan
Sit-Down Meisho Amusement Machines 1979 November 26 N/A
Roller Titan MAX Space World
Japan
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics March 5, 1994 December 31 N/A
Roller Tornado Salitre Magico
Colombia
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 2010 Unknown N/A
Roller Venus GP Space World
Japan
Sit-Down Maurer Rides GmbH February 13, 1996 December 31 Rusutsu Resort
Roller Wild Cat Southport Pleasureland
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari 2009 Unknown N/A
Roller Wild Mouse Blackpool Pleasure Beach
UK
Wooden
Wild Mouse
Frank Wright 1958 Unknown N/A
Roller Zaturn Space World
Japan
Launched
Hyper
Intamin April 29, 2006 December 31 Golden City

Short Operations

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly Closed Relocated
Roller Fantasy Mouse Fantasy Island
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon March 18 (Mellor Group) Travelling Unknown (Ryan Crow) Travelling
Roller Happy Caterpiller Blackpool South Pier
UK
Family Pinfari Unknown Happy Caterpiller at Dreamland Margate Unknown Happy Caterpiller at Clarence Pier