Jormungandr

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Jormungandr
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Drayton Manor
Location Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK
Coordinates 52°36′38″N 1°42′53″W / 52.610580°N 1.714686°W / 52.610580; -1.714686
Status Operating since 1987
Statistics
Manufacturer Zamperla
Product Powered Coaster (Custom)
Type Steel - Family
Riders per train 36
Inversions 0
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Jormungandr is a steel powered coaster located at Drayton Manor in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK. It was built by Zamperla and opened in 1987.

History

The ride was known as the Buffalo Coaster from its opening in 1987, until the 2022 season. The ride was also referred to as "Buffalo Mountain Coaster" and was located in the Aerial Park section.

For the 2002 season, Buffalo was repainted its current colour scheme. Previously, it was painted white and the trains were refurbished by Severn Lamb.[1]

The ride was rethemed to 'Jormungandr' for the 2022 season, being incorporated into the new Vikings themed area.[2] The theme now resembles Loki's Serpent Snake.

Design

Elements

The ride has two helices; one situated over the lake and another situated in woodland.

Colour scheme

Red track and supports.

Trains

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The train has models of a bull at the front and a person in the middle.

Single train with 9 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 36 riders per train.

Images

References

External links

  • Buffalo on the Roller Coaster DataBase.


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