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Baron 1898

Baron 1898

roller coaster
Baron 1898
Baron 1898 promotional art.jpg
Rendering of Baron 1898.
Location Kaatsheuvel, North Brabant, Netherlands
Status Operating since July 1, 2015
Cost €18,000,000 (total investment)
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Type Steel - Floorless
Model / product Dive Coaster (Custom)
Hourly capacity 1,100
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Drop123 feet
Top speed55.9 mph
Length1,643.7 feet
Baron 1898 promotional art 2.jpg

Baron 1898 is a steel roller coaster located at Efteling in Kaatsheuvel, North Brabant, Netherlands. It is a Dive Coaster installation from Bolliger & Mabillard.

History[edit | edit source]

It was confirmed in a newspaper interview with park CEO Fons Jurgens that Efteling would open a Dive Coaster in 2015. On October 15, 2014, Efteling announced that the name would be Baron 1898.

On June 30, 2015, Baron 1898 opened to preview ticket holders and the press. The following day, the roller coaster opened to the public.

Design[edit | edit source]


Trains[edit | edit source]

3 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 6 across in a single row for a total of 18 riders per train.

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