2018 in coasters

Events by year
2017 2018 in coasters 2019
2017 2018 in rides 2019

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

Opened

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller 3 Loops Coaster Central Park
Uzbekistan
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group Unknown
Roller Achterbahn Ferienzentrum Schloss Dankern
Germany
Family ABC Rides March 17
Roller Achterbahn Flippolino
Germany
Indoor
Family
SBF Visa Group April
Roller Adrenaline Peak Oaks Amusement Park
USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer March 24
Roller African Spin Tatzmania Löffingen
Germany
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group August 3
Roller Coaster Central Park
Uzbekistan
Family Preston & Barbieri Unknown
Roller Cruiser Coaster Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center
USA
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group February 2
Roller Cyclon Coaster Central Park
Uzbekistan
Family SBF Visa Group Unknown
Roller Draken Gyeongju World
South Korea
Dive
Floorless
Hyper
Bolliger & Mabillard May 1
Roller Electric Eel SeaWorld San Diego
USA
Launched Premier Rides May 10
Roller En Avant Seccotine Parc Spirou
France
Kiddie Zierer June 16
Roller Fēnix Toverland
Netherlands
Wing Bolliger & Mabillard July 7
Roller Flying Apsaras in Western Region Happy Valley
China
Dive
Floorless
Bolliger & Mabillard February 10
Roller Flying Eagle Legoland Billund
Denmark
Family Zierer March 24
Roller HangTime Knott's Berry Farm
USA
Dive Gerstlauer May 18
Powered Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
USA
Single rail Skyline Attractions Unknown
Roller Hyperion Energylandia
Poland
Hyper Intamin July 14
Roller Icon Blackpool Pleasure Beach
UK
Launched Mack Rides May 25
Roller Iron Dragon Travelling
USA
Sit-Down Interpark Unknown
Roller Jungle Rally Djurs Sommerland
Denmark
Family Zierer April 27
Roller Junior Red Force Ferrari Land
Spain
Family SBF Visa Group May 22
Roller K2 Karls Erlebnis-Dorf
Germany
Family ABC Rides April 21
Roller Merlin's Mayhem Dutch Wonderland
USA
Inverted
Family
S&S Worldwide April 28
Roller Oscar's Wacky Taxi Sesame Place
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Family
The Gravity Group, LLC May 26
Roller Penguin Coaster Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
China
Family Zierer Unknown
Roller Pinball X Dreamland Margate
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Zamperla July
Roller Pioneer OK Corral
France
Motorbike
Sit-Down
Zierer June 2
Roller RailBlazer California's Great America
USA
Single rail Rocky Mountain Construction June 14
Roller Roller Coaster OrheiLand
Moldova
Sit-Down Unknown June 1
Roller Rum Runner Twinlakes Park
UK
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group Unknown
Roller Sea Viper Palace Playland
USA
Sit-Down Preston & Barbieri June 9
Roller Slinky Dog Dash Disney's Hollywood Studios
USA
Launched
Family
Mack Rides June 30
Roller Spirou Racing Parc Spirou
France
Sit-Down Zierer June 16
Roller Steel Vengeance Cedar Point
USA
Hybrid
Hyper
Rocky Mountain Construction May 5
Roller Tantrum Darien Lake
USA
Sit-Down Gerstlauer May 25
Roller Tiki-Waka Walibi Belgium
Belgium
Sit-Down Gerstlauer April 7
Roller Time Traveler Silver Dollar City
USA
Launched
Spinning
Mack Rides March 14
Roller Tweestryd Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen
Netherlands
Family
Shuttle
Twin
Vekoma March 28
Roller Twisted Cyclone Six Flags Over Georgia
USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction May 25
Roller Twisted Timbers Kings Dominion
USA
Hybrid Rocky Mountain Construction March 24
Roller Valkyria Liseberg
Sweden
Dive
Floorless
Bolliger & Mabillard August 10
Roller Wanted Dalton Parc Spirou
France
Family Zierer June 16
Roller Wicker Man Alton Towers
UK
Wooden Great Coasters International March 20
Roller Wild Mouse Funland at The Tropicana
UK
Sit-Down Interpark May 5
Roller Wild Whizzer Morey's Piers
USA
Spinning
Family
SBF Visa Group June 2
Roller Wonder Woman Six Flags México
Mexico
4th Dimension
Wing
S&S Worldwide June 1
Roller Wonder Woman Golden Lasso Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas
USA
Single rail Rocky Mountain Construction May 12
Roller Wood Express Parc Saint Paul
France
Wooden
Hybrid
Family
The Gravity Group, LLC July 1
Roller Yippe Parque Del Café
Colombia
Launched
Family
Gerstlauer March 22
Roller Yukon Quad Le Pal
France
Launched Intamin April 7

Relocations

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Big Apple Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
UK
Family D.P.V. Rides Unknown Big Apple at Clarence Pier
Roller Crash Test Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Cedeal Rides May 4 Travelling
Roller Emerald Coaster Sam's Fun City
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari March 16 Cat & Mouse at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Roller Jet Star Travelling
France
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf March 30 Alpina Bobs at Holly Park
Roller Looping Star Parko Paliatso Luna Park
Cyprus
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf April 1 Thunder Loop at Attractiepark Slagharen

Rethemes/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Boss Six Flags St. Louis
USA
Wooden
Terrain
Custom Coasters International, Inc. April 29, 2000 N/A
Roller Eurosat - CanCan Coaster Europa Park
Germany
Enclosed Mack Rides August 5, 1989 Eurosat
Roller GhostRider Knott's Berry Farm
USA
Wooden Custom Coasters International, Inc. December 8, 1998 N/A
Roller Incredicoaster Disney California Adventure Park
USA
Launched Intamin February 8, 2001 California Screamin'
Roller Kraken SeaWorld Orlando
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard June 1, 2000 Kraken Unleashed
Roller Python Efteling
Netherlands
Sit-Down Vekoma April 12, 1981 N/A
Roller Racer 75 Kings Dominion
USA
Wooden
Twin
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. May 3, 1975 Rebel Yell
Roller Riddler Revenge Six Flags New England
USA
Inverted Vekoma May 24, 1997 Mind Eraser
Roller Sprocket Rockets Six Flags Great America
USA
Family Vekoma 1998 Spacely's Sprocket Rockets
Roller Walking Dead: The Ride Thorpe Park
UK
Enclosed Vekoma March 23, 1996 X
Roller Wilderness Run Carowinds
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries 1998 Lucy's Crabbie Cabbie

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Atomic Coaster Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park
China
Sit-Down Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. 1986 Unknown N/A
Roller Bushwhacker Ratanga Junction
South Africa
Family Vekoma 1998 May 1 Mer de Sable
Roller Cannonball Run Waterville USA
USA
Wooden Custom Coasters International 1995 September 30 N/A
Roller Cape Cobras Ratanga Junction
South Africa
Inverted Vekoma 1998 May 1 Lost Island Theme Park
Roller Circus Clown Oakwood Theme Park
UK
Kiddie Pinfari 1997 Unknown Camel Creek Adventure Park
Roller Corkscrew Playland
Canada
Sit-Down Vekoma 1994 Unknown N/A
Roller Crazy Mouse Children's Grand Park
South Korea
Mite Mouse Interpark 2008 Unknown N/A
Roller Crazy Train Gulliver's Warrington
UK
Family Pinfari 2015 September 15 Southport Pleasureland
Roller Crossbow Bowcraft Playland
USA
Sit-Down Zierer July 2006 September 30 N/A
Roller Dolphin Coaster Wakayama Adventure World
Japan
Sit-Down Senyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. ≤ 2007 January 31 N/A
Roller Dragon Bowcraft Playland
USA
Family Wisdom Rides 1998 September 30 Clementon Amusement Park
Roller Dragon Wagon Indiana Beach
USA
Family Wisdom Rides May 22, 2015 Unknown N/A
Powered Dragon Wagon Sandy Lake Amusement Park
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides 2001 or earlier September 16 N/A
Roller Firehawk Kings Island
USA
Flying Vekoma May 26, 2007 October 28 N/A
Roller Flitzer Jenkinson's Boardwalk
USA
Sit-Down Zierer 1992 Unknown Jolly Roger Amusement Park
Roller Flitzer Morey's Piers
USA
Sit-Down Zierer 1983 September 30 N/A
Roller G Force Drayton Manor
UK
Sit-Down Maurer AG July 26, 2005 Unknown N/A
Roller Galaxy 500 Hydro Adventures
USA
Sit-Down S.D.C. July 7, 2016 Unknown Cedar Valley's Wild Frontier Fun Park
Roller Gravity Coaster Science City
India
Family Unknown ≤ 2007 Unknown N/A
Roller Horská Dráha Lunapark
Czech Republic
Sit-Down S.D.C. 1973 May N/A
Roller Karavanen Tivoli Gardens
Denmark
Family Zierer 1999 Unknown Le Fleury
Roller Little Dipper Sandy Lake Amusement Park
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1971 September 16 N/A
Roller Looping Star Ita Park
Brazil
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf September 7, 2016 Unknown Travelling
Roller Mad Mouse Joyland Amusement Park
USA
Wild Mouse Allan Herschell Company 1976 Unknown Arnolds Park
Roller Magic Mouse Dreamland Margate
UK
Spinning
Wild Mouse
Reverchon May 26, 2017 January Fantasy Island
Powered Odinexpressen Tivoli Gardens
Denmark
Family Mack Rides 1985 Unknown N/A
Roller Orkanens Øje Tivoli Friheden
Denmark
Sit-Down Pinfari 1986 October 21 Baghdad Island
Roller Pipeline Express Wild Water & Wheels
Canada
Sit-Down Bailey 1988 Unknown N/A
Roller Python Gulliver's Land
UK
Family Pinfari April 12, 2003 Unknown Kingoland
Roller Robin Hood Walibi Holland
Netherlands
Wooden Vekoma 2000 October N/A
Roller Roller Coaster Magic Forest Park
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1985 Unknown N/A
Roller Sand Blaster Boardwalk Amusements
USA
Sit-Down Pinfari August 2013 June 14 N/A
Roller Stingray Giant Wheel Park of Suzhou
China
Flying Vekoma July 18, 2009 September 10 N/A
Roller Switchback Gulliver's Kingdom
UK
Family I.E. Park July 24, 2004 Unknown N/A
Roller Viking Voyage Wild Adventures
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries 2010 Unknown Fun Spot America
Roller Vleermuis Plopsaland De Panne
Belgium
Suspended
Single rail
Twin
Family
Caripro 2000 January 7 Trans Studio Bali
Roller Volcano The Blast Coaster Kings Dominion
USA
Launched
Inverted
Intamin August 3, 1998 Unknown N/A
Roller White Cyclone Nagashima Spa Land
Japan
Wooden Intamin 1994 January 28 N/A
Roller Wild Kitty Frontier City
USA
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 2013 Unknown N/A

Incidents