Cyclone (Six Flags New England)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Six Flags New England
Location Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Coordinates 42°02′26″N 72°36′57″W / 42.040536°N 72.615891°W / 42.040536; -72.615891
Park section North End
Status Defunct
Operated June 24, 1983 to July 20, 2014
Rider height 54 inch minimum
Replaced by Wicked Cyclone
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 (2000-2014)
Morgan (1985-1999)
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (1983-1984)
Riders per train 24

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.


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.



Color scheme

White track and supports.


2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train. The first pair of trains where manufactured by PTC. These where replaced by Morgan build trains in 1985. These where in turn replaced for new PTC trains in 2000.


  1. Cyclone rollercoaster to end 31-year run at Six Flags New England - MassLive
  2. "Farewell Cyclone - SFNE Online".

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