Calamity Mine

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Calamity Mine
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Walibi Belgium
Location Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium
Coordinates 50°41′56″N 4°35′15″E / 50.699008°N 4.587400°E / 50.699008; 4.587400
Status Operating since 16 July 1992
Cost BEF 250,000,000
Replaced Jumbo Jet
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Mine Train (785m)
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 26
Hourly capacity 1,600
Propulsion Two chain lift hills
Height 14 metres
Top speed 48.4 km/h
Length 785 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 2:20
G-Force 2.2
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Calamity Mine is a Vekoma mine train roller coaster located at Walibi Belgium in Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium. It was formerly called Colorado from 1992 to 1997.

History

The ride opened on 16 July 1992 as Colorado. In 1998, it was renamed to Calamity Mine.

During the 2007-2008 off-season, Calamity Mine was updated. In its first years of operation, Calamity Mine also had a water effect in the middle of the lake. Every time the train went over the water, water jumped up on both sides. In 2012, the effect returned after several years of absence.

Design

Elements

Colour scheme

Brown track and supports.

Trains

3 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, except for the front car which has a single row, for a total of 26 riders per train.

External links


Articles on Walibi Belgium