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|Type||Steel - Launched - Shuttle|
|Model / product||Shuttle Loop (Weight Drop)|
|Riders per train||28|
|Propulsion||Weight drop launch|
Top speed57 mph
The vertical loop features a triangular lattice of steel pipe. The only other operating roller coasters that use this type of Schwarzkopf loop are Katapul at Hopi Hari in São Paulo, Brazil, Revolution at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, USA, and SooperDooperLooper at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania, USA. Later Schwarzkopf loops feature a box frame construction for the track backbone.
White Lightnin'[edit | edit source]
Colour Schemes[edit | edit source]
The trains on Golden Loop are painted the colours of the South African flag. The track was originally painted blue, but is now yellow.
Design[edit | edit source]
Golden Loop launches out of the station straight into a vertical loop and up a 70 degree spike. The train falls back down backwards through the loop, past the station, and up a second spike. Finally, the ride falls back down and is stopped in the station.
References[edit | edit source]
[edit | edit source]
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
|Tallest roller coaster|
1977 - 1978
|Tallest roller coaster
1977 - 1978
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|Present||Anaconda • Golden Loop • Jozi Express • Run A Way Mine Train • Shongololo • Tower of Terror|
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|Present||Afterburn • Carolina Cyclone • Carolina Goldrusher • Copperhead Strike • Flying Cobras • Fury 325 • Hurler • Intimidator • Kiddy Hawk • Nighthawk • Ricochet • Vortex • Wilderness Run • Woodstock Express|
|Former||Flying Super Saturator • Thunder Road • White Lightnin'|