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This page is for everything related to roller coasters that occurred during the year 2018.


Amusement parks[edit | edit source]

Opened[edit | edit source]

Closed[edit | edit source]

New rides[edit | edit source]

The following roller coasters are planned to open in 2018.

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller Achterbahn Ferienzentrum Schloss Dankern
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Germany
Sit-Down ABC Rides March 17
Roller Adrenaline Peak Oaks Amusement Park
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USA
Euro-Fighter Gerstlauer March 24
Roller Cruiser Coaster Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center
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USA
Spinning SBF Visa Group February 2
Roller Dragonfire Adventure Island
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Qatar
Launched Premier Rides Unknown
Roller Draken Gyeongju World
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South Korea
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard May 1
Roller Electric Eel SeaWorld San Diego
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USA
Launched Premier Rides May 10
Roller Fēnix Toverland
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Netherlands
Winged Bolliger & Mabillard July 7
Roller Flying Apsaras in Western Region Happy Valley
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China
Bolliger & Mabillard February 10
Roller Flyvende Ørn Legoland Billund
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Denmark
Family Zierer March 24
Roller Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
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USA
Single rail Skyline Attractions Unknown
Roller HangTime Knott's Berry Farm
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USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer May 18
Roller Hyperion Energylandia
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Poland
Hyper Intamin July 14
Roller Icon Blackpool Pleasure Beach
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UK
Launched Mack Rides May 25
Roller Iron Dragon Travelling
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USA
Interpark Unknown
Roller Jungle Rally Djurs Sommerland
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Denmark
Kiddie Zierer April 27
Roller Junior Red Force Ferrari Land
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Spain
Family SBF Visa Group May 22
Roller K2 Karls Erlebnis-Dorf
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Germany
Sit-Down ABC Rides April 21
Roller Merlin's Mayhem Dutch Wonderland
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USA
Inverted S&S Worldwide April 28
Roller Oscar's Wacky Taxi Sesame Place
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USA
Wooden The Gravity Group, LLC May 26
Roller Penguin Coaster Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
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China
Kiddie Zierer Unknown
Roller Pinball X Dreamland Margate
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UK
Spinning Zamperla July
Roller Pioneer OK Corral
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France
Sit-Down Zierer June 2
Roller RailBlazer California's Great America
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USA
Single rail Rocky Mountain Construction June 14
Roller Sea Viper Palace Playland
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USA
Preston & Barbieri June 9
Roller Slinky Dog Dash Disney's Hollywood Studios
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USA
Family

Launched

Mack Rides June 30
Roller Steel Vengeance Cedar Point
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USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction May 5
Roller Tantrum Darien Lake
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USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer May 25
Roller Tiki Waka Walibi Belgium
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Belgium
Sit-Down Gerstlauer April 7
Roller Time Traveler Silver Dollar City
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USA
Launched

Spinning

Mack Rides March 14
Roller Tweestryd Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen
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Netherlands
Family

Shuttle Twin

Vekoma March 29
Roller Twisted Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
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USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction May 25
Roller Twisted Timbers Kings Dominion
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USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction March 24
Roller Valkyria Liseberg
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Sweden
Dive Coaster Bolliger & Mabillard August 10
Roller Wicker Man Alton Towers
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UK
Wooden Great Coasters International March 20
Roller Wild Mouse Funland at The Tropicana
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UK
Unknown May 5
Roller Wild Whizzer Morey's Piers
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USA
Spinning SBF Visa Group June 2
Roller Wonder Woman Golden Lasso Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas
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USA
Single rail Rocky Mountain Construction May 12
Roller Wonder Woman Coaster Six Flags México
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Mexico
4th Dimension S&S Worldwide June 1
Roller Wood Express Parc Saint Paul
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France
Wooden The Gravity Group, LLC July 1
Roller Yippe Parque Del Café
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Colombia
Family

Launched

Gerstlauer March 23
Roller Yukon Quad Le Pal
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France
Launched Intamin April 7

Relocations[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Former Location
Roller Crash Test Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
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UK
Spinning Cedeal Rides May 4 Travelling
Roller Emerald Coaster Sam's Fun City
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USA
Pinfari March 16 Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Roller Jet Star Travelling
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France
Schwarzkopf March 30 Holly Park
Roller Looping Star Parko Paliatso Luna Park
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Cyprus
Schwarzkopf April 1 Attractiepark Slagharen
Roller Speedy Coaster Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
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UK
Family D.P.V Rides Unknown Clarence Pier

Rethemes/Refurbishments[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Location Manufacturer Type Opened Previously Known As
Roller Eurosat - CanCan Coaster Europa Park
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Germany
Mack Rides Enclosed 1989 Eurosat
Roller Incredicoaster Disney California Adventure Park
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USA
Intamin Launched 2001 California Screamin'
Roller Python Efteling
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Netherlands
Vekoma 1981 Python
Roller Walking Dead: The Ride Thorpe Park
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UK
Vekoma Enclosed 1996 X

Closures[edit | edit source]

Class Name Park Country Manufacturer Type Closed Relocated
Roller Bushwhacker Ratanga Junction
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South Africa
Vekoma Family May 1 Unknown
Roller Cannonball Run Waterville USA
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USA
Custom Coasters International Wooden September 30 -
Roller Cape Cobras Ratanga Junction
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South Africa
Vekoma Inverted May 1 Unknown
Roller Firehawk Kings Island
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USA
Vekoma Flying October 28 Unknown
Roller Flitzer Morey's Piers
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USA
Zierer September 23 Unknown
Roller G Force Drayton Manor
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UK
Maurer AG Sit-Down Unknown Unknown
Roller Horská Dráha Lunapark
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Czech Republic
S.D.C. May Unknown
Roller Robin Hood Walibi Holland
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Netherlands
Vekoma Wooden October -
Roller Vleermuis Plopsaland De Panne
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Belgium
Caripro Suspended January 7 Unknown
Roller White Cyclone Nagashima Spa Land
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Japan
Intamin Wooden January 28 -

Incidents[edit | edit source]