Alpina Blitz

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Alpina Blitz
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Alpina Blitz while under construction.
Nigloland
Location Dolancourt, Grand Est, France
Status Operating since April 12, 2014
Cost Aprox. €8,000,000
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Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Mega Coaster
Onsite construction RCS GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 33 metres
Top speed 83 km/h
Length 719 metres
Inversions 0
G-Force 4.3
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Alpina Blitz is a steel roller coaster located at Nigloland in Dolancourt, Grand Est, France. It was manufactured by Mack Rides and installed by RCS GmbH.[1]

History

In July 2009, Nigloland announced that it would install a new roller coaster for 2012, its 25th season.[2] In 2010, the opening was pushed back a year, to 2013.[3] It was subsequently revealed that Mack Rides were designing this roller coaster.[4] The opening date was later pushed back further to 2014.

Track arrived on site in November 2013.[1] Alpina Blitz opened on April 12, 2014.[5]

Design

The track layout is similar, but not identical, to that of an Intamin Mega-Lite.

Trains

2 trains with 4 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 16 riders per train.

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