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Template:Infobox roller coaster/doc

Template:Infobox roller coaster/doc

This template is added at the top section of an article that is about a roller coaster.

Layout (for copying into the source editor)
{{Infobox roller coaster
|image        = 
|name         = 
|park         = 
|location     = 
|country      = 
|state        = 
|status       = 
|opened       = 
|closed       = 
|cost         = 
|restriction  = 
|manufacturer = 
|builder      = 
|designer     = 
|category1    = 
|category2    = 
|category3    = 
|category4    = 
|model        = 
|dimensions   = 
|riders/train = 
|riders/hour  = 
|lift/launch  = 
|height       = 
|drop         = 
|speed        = 
|length       = 
|duration     = 
|inversions   = 
|angle        = 
|g-force      = 
|other        = 

Parameters[edit source]

Parameter Description Example
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Image Any image on Coasterpedia can go here. Depending on availability, an image of the entire ride or of the ride entrance is most suitable.
Info.png Only the filename and namespace are required; the image tag is already created.
Kingda Ka sign.jpg
Video The ID of a Youtube video containing a POV of the roller coaster. i3V63P1dkCY <!-- Youtube video ID -->M
Name Name of the roller coaster. Kingda Ka
Park The amusement park in which the roller coaster is situated. If the roller coaster is travelling, leave blank. [[Six Flags Great Adventure]]
Location The location and country in which the amusement park is situated. In almost all cases, this can be copied from RCDB. Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Country The country in which the amusement park is situated. This is required to categorize the roller coaster by location and add the flag icon. USA
State If the roller coaster is located in the United States, this parameter contains the full name of the state in which the amusement park is situated. Otherwise, remove this parameter. New Jersey
Status The current status of the roller coaster. This parameter can contain anything, but the roller coaster will be auto-categorized if one of the following is entered: operating, standing but not operating, in storage, defunct, cancelled or unknown. operating
Opened The date on which the roller coaster opened to the public for the first time. If the full date is known, format as such: Month Day, Year and the date will be adjusted to users preferences. May 25, 2005
Closed The final date which the roller coaster operated to the public, not the day it was demolished.
Opening The planned opening date for a roller coaster that is under construction.
Cost Costs of building the roller coaster. No specific layout is required so should be formatted as best for each ride and location. $25,000,000
Restriction The height requirement to ride the roller coaster in inches and cm. Inches listed first on roller coasters in the United States. All other roller coasters to have cm listed first. 54 inches (137 cm)
Units The measurement system entered into the infobox. Must be either "metric" or "imperial". Use the same measurement system as the source of the units used. Most likely, roller coasters in the United States will be measured in imperial while all other roller coasters will be measured in metric. metric
Manufacturer The three parameters manufacturer, builder and designer are somewhat ambiguous and interchangeable. In most cases, these are taken from RCDB. Generally, the manufacturer is the company who builds a steel coaster, the builder is the company who builds a wooden coaster and the designer has various meanings. [[Intamin]]
Builder [[Martin & Vleminckx]]
Designer / Calculations [[Werner Stengel]]
Onsite construction The company responsible for assembling the roller coaster. [[RCS GmbH]]
Category 1 This category is always Steel or Wooden and will auto-categorize the roller coaster. Steel
Category 2 The other three categories can contain anything, but should keep to existing categories as each entry will auto-categorize the roller coaster. Launched
Category 3 Strata
Category 4
Model If the roller coaster is a mass-produced model, the model name goes here. Usually this parameter refers to exact clones but models with varying track layouts can be entered too. [[Accelerator Coaster]]
Dimension 1 How large the roller coaster is on the x and y-axis (The z-axis is its height) in feet. Meters will automatically be calculated by the infobox. 62.3
Dimension 2 137.8
Riders/Train How many riders each ride vehicle (train or car) can hold. 18
Riders/Hour The theoretical hourly capacity of the roller coaster, usually taken from RCDB. 1400
Propulsion The propulsion method(s) used to lift or launch riders throughout the ride. [[Hydraulic launch]]
Power The power consumption of the roller coaster, usually measured in kW. 100 kW
Info.png When filling out the following parameters, please note that spacing commas, units and metric conversions are automatically added to these numbers - please enter numbers only.
Height The maximum height, in feet of the roller coaster from ground level (excluding buildings that do not form part of the structure of the roller coaster). 456
diff_elevation The height difference between the highest and lowest point, in feet. 259.9
Drop The height of the largest drop experienced by riders in feet. 418
Speed The highest speed reached during the roller coaster in mph. 128
Length The total length of the track in feet. 3118
Duration The time taken from leaving the station to entering it again. This parameter is somewhat ambiguous however and is usually just copied from RCDB. 0:28
Inversions The number of times the track goes upside-down (not the rider). If the number of inversions in the track and the number experienced by the rider differs, both should be entered. 0
Angle The steepest angle at which riders drop at. Degrees symbol is added automatically. 90
G-Force The highest g-force experienced during the roller coaster. 5 g
Other May contain notes references for infobox statistics.