Ciudad Transformer

Ciudad Transformer
Parque Diversiones
Location La Uruca, San José, Costa Rica
Status Defunct
Operated 2008 to 2013
Idlewild & SoakZone
Name Trinado
Location Ligonier, Pennsylvania, USA
Operated 1998 to 2006
Name Tri-Star
Location West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Operated During 1992
Name Tri-Star
Location Farmington, Utah, USA
Operated 1979 to 1990
Helmut Aigner (Germany)
Name Tristar
Location Travelling
Operated 1977 to 1979
Manufacturer HUSS
Product Tri-Star
Capacity 42 per cycle

Ciudad Transformer was a Tri-Star built by German manufacturer HUSS that was previously located at Parque Diversiones in La Uruca, San José, Costa Rica.


From 1977 to 1979, traveled in Germany with Helmut Aigner.[1] The ride opened at Lagoon as Tri-Star in 1979.[2] During the 1992 season, it operated at Kennywood.[3] It opened at Idlewild Park in 1998 under the name Trinado, following a naming contest.[4][5] The attraction would operate until its closure in 2006. It subsequently operated at Parque Diversiones from 2008 to 2013.

It is currently in storage at Parque Diversiones.


  1. "Tristar (Aigner)". Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  2. "Lagoon Opens For Weekends". West Valley View: The Green Sheet. 1980-04-10. p. 6. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  3. Vancheri, Barbara (1992-05-08). "95th season brings new rides to Kennywood". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (in English). p. 26. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  4. "Idlewild Park, Ligonier". North Hills News Record. 1998-06-11. p. 53. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  5. "Ride Named At Park". Latrobe Bulletin. 1998-06-13. p. 1. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
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