Cyclone (Six Flags New England)

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Cyclone
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Six Flags New England
Location Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Status Defunct
Operated June 24, 1983 to July 20, 2014
Height restriction 54 inches (137 cm)
Replaced by Wicked Cyclone
Statistics
Manufacturer William Cobb & Associates
Designer / calculations William Cobb
Type Wooden
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 112 feet
Top speed 45 mph
Length 3600 feet
Inversions 0
Drop angle 54°
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (1983-1984)
Morgan (1985-1999)
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (2000-2014)
Riders per train 24
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Cyclone, formerly called Riverside Cyclone, was a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA. It was constructed in 1983.

History

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The ride first opened on June 24, 1983 as Riverside Cyclone. In 2000, the Riverside name was dropped.

Cyclone closed on July 20, 2014.[1][2] Much of the support structure was reused on Wicked Cyclone.

Design

Trains

2 trains with 6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

References

External Links

  • Cyclone on the Roller Coaster DataBase.


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