Crash Test

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Crash Test
Crash Test (Ocean Beach Pleasure Park) 2018 01.jpg
Crash Test in 2018
roller coaster
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Location South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, UK
Status Operating since 2020
Location Travelling
Manufacturer Cedeal Rides
Type Steel - Spinning
Product Spinning Coaster Compact
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 600
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 105.0 feet × 62.3 feet
Height36.1 feet
Top speed26.8 mph
Length1017.1 feet

Crash Test is a steel spinning roller coaster located at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields, Tyne & Ware, England, UK. It is owned by Dutch events company Hendriks-Hinzen.

History[edit | edit source]

It previously travelled with showman Hendriks-Hinzen. It was originally intended to debut in 2012, however it was delayed until the following year.

The ride opened at Ocean Beach on May 4, 2018.[1] It has also operated at the AIA Great European Carnival in Hong Kong during the 2017–18 and 2018–19 winters.

In summer 2019, the ride operated at Southport Pleasureland in a new area formerly occupied by a go-kart track.[2] It returned again in 2020.

Design[edit | edit source]

Red track with yellow supports.

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single car trains. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 4 riders per car. Each rider has their own lap-bar with an attached handrail.

Images[edit | edit source]

Photogrpahs of the roller coaster in 2019 at Southport Pleasureland.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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