Gold Rush (Attractiepark Slagharen)

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Gold Rush
Attractiepark Slagharen
Location Slagharen, Overijssel, Netherlands
Status Operating since 13 April 2017
Replaced Looping Star
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Type Steel - Launched
Product Infinity Coaster (Custom)
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 800
Propulsion LSM launch
Height 33 metres
Top speed 95 km/h
Length 400 metres
Inversions 2
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A rendering of the ride layout.

Gold Rush is a steel launched roller coaster located at Attractiepark Slagharen in Slagharen, Overijssel, Netherlands.

History

In August 2016, park director Wouter Dekkers revealed that a new Wild West themed roller coaster named Gold Rush would open in 2017.[1] It replaced the park's Thunder Loop roller coaster, which closed in October 2016. Gold Rush opened on 13 April 2017.[2]

Design

Elements

Gold Rush is a Gerstlauer Infinity Coaster. It is 33 metres tall and reaches a maximum speed of 95 km/h. While the total length of track is 400 metres, the train travels approximately 620 metres per ride cycle due to the forwards and backwards launches.

The theme is based on the California Gold Rush which began in 1848.

Trains

Single train with 5 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.

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