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City Jet (Gillian's Wonderland Pier)

City Jet (Gillian's Wonderland Pier)

roller coaster
City Jet
City Jet (Gillian's Wonderland Pier) 1.jpg
All Star Adventures
Location Wichita, Kansas, USA
Status Unknown
Gillian's Wonderland Pier
Location Ocean City, New Jersey, USA
Operated 1976 to 2004
Steel Pier
Location Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Type Steel
Model / product City Jet / Jet 400
Propulsion Electric spiral lift

City Jet was a steel roller coaster which operated at two amusement parks in New Jersey, USA.

History[edit | edit source]

Prior to arriving at Gillian's Wonderland Pier in 1976, this roller coaster operated at Steel Pier.

The original Schwarzkopf cars were replaced with new cars from Wieland Schwarzkopf Amusement Rides & Parts Services for the 2004 season. One of the original cars was donated to the National Roller Coaster Museum, with the others used for spare parts.[1]

In December 2004, the park announced that the City Jet had been sold and was in the process of being dismantled. It was sold as part of a deal in which the park received the Runaway Train roller coaster.[2]

City Jet was planned to open in 2006 at All Star Adventures in Kansas. However this fell through and the roller coaster has since been listed for sale.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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    City Jet on the Roller Coaster DataBase.