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Electric spiral lift

Electric spiral lift

Electric spiral lift is a type of spiral shaped lift hill used on some Schwarzkopf roller coasters.

It was used on the Jet Star II, Jet Star III, City Jet / Jet 400 and Speed Racer / Extended Jumbo Jet models.

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A power rail in the center of the track passes current to an electric motor in the car, powering it.[1] This is similar to a powered coaster, however following the lift the trains coast under their own momentum.

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