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 that occurred during the year 2017.

Opened[edit | edit source]

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

Relocations[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Batman Tir Prince Family Funfair
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UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Fabbri March Batman at Malmö Folkets Park
Roller Big Blue Fun Park Mirnovec
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Croatia
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf July 15 Twist and Shout at Loudoun Castle
Roller Dragon's Run Dragon Park
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Vietnam
Sit-Down Bolliger & Mabillard January 25 Time Machine at Freestyle Music Park
Roller Fantasy Mouse Fantasy Island
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UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon March 18 Travelling
Roller Flight of the Giant Peach Oakwood Theme Park
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UK
Sit-Down Pinfari August 1 Space Coaster at M&D's Scotland's Theme ParkV
Roller Veggie Tale Spin Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center
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USA
Family L&T Systems Unknown Sideshow Spin at Dollywood

Rethemes/Refurbishments[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Journey to Atlantis SeaWorld Orlando
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USA
Water Mack Rides 1998 Journey to Atlantis
Roller Kraken Unleashed SeaWorld Orlando
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USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard June 1, 2000 Kraken
Roller Patriot California's Great America
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USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard March 9, 1991 Vortex

Closures[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Babylon Happylon
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Russia
Indoor
Family
Vekoma March 13, 2010 March 1 N/A
Roller Black Hole Scramble Space World
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Japan
Enclosed Nippon 1990 December N/A
Roller Boogie-woogie Space Coaster Space World
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Japan
Sit-Down Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. March 22, 1990 December N/A
Roller Boomerang Knott's Berry Farm
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USA
Shuttle Vekoma April 6, 1990 April 23 Trans Studio Action Zone
Roller Clipper Space World
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Japan
Family Togo 1995 December N/A
Roller Dragon Challenge Universal's Islands of Adventure
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USA
Inverted
Twin
Bolliger & Mabillard May 28, 1999 September 4 N/A
Roller Galaxi Palace Playland
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USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1994 September 4 N/A
Roller Georgia Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
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USA
Wooden Dinn Corporation March 1990 July 30 N/A
Roller Green Lantern: First Flight Six Flags Magic Mountain
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USA
4th Dimension
Winged
Intamin July 1, 2011 Unknown La Ronde
Roller Skyways Clarence Pier
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UK
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1980 Unknown N/A
Roller Stinger Dorney Park
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USA
Inverted
Shuttle
Vekoma April 28, 2012 Unknown N/A
Roller Suspended Looping Coaster Suzhou Amusement Land
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China
Inverted Vekoma 2003 October 31 N/A
Roller Thunder Coaster Nasu Highland Park
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Japan
Sit-Down Meisho 1979 November 26 N/A
Roller Titan MAX Space World
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Japan
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics March 5, 1994 December 31 N/A
Roller Tornado Salitre Magico
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Colombia
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 2010 Unknown N/A
Roller Venus GP Space World
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Japan
Sit-Down Maurer AG February 13, 1996 December 31 Rusutsu Resort
Roller Wild Cat Southport Pleasureland
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UK
Sit-Down Pinfari 1978 Unknown N/A
Roller Wild Mouse Blackpool Pleasure Beach
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UK
Wooden
Wild Mouse
Frank Wright 1958 Unknown N/A
Roller Zaturn Space World
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Japan
Launched
Hyper
Intamin April 29, 2006 December 31 Golden City