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|Manufacturer||Bolliger & Mabillard|
|Type||Steel - Floorless|
|Product||Floorless Coaster (Custom)|
|Riders per train||32|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
|Top speed||53 mph|
Hydra The Revenge is a steel floorless roller coaster located at Dorney Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. It was designed by Bolliger & Mabillard and opened on May 7, 2005. Hydra The Revenge replaced a Dinn Corporation wooden roller coaster named Hercules, which closed in 2003. The ride features a heartline roll (or "Jo-Jo Roll") right out of the station.
Hydra The Revenge opened on May 7, 2005.
2 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
The coaster is named in honor of the wooden coaster it replaced, Hercules. It is interesting that Hydra replaced Hercules while in Greek mythology, Hercules conquered the Hydra.
- Hydra features the world's first and only on-ride camera that photographs riders while upside-down. The camera is located in the heartline roll.
- "Hydra The Revenge Roller Coaster To Open May 7th". Ultimate Rollercoaster. https://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/news/stories/20050430_01.shtml.
- Dorney To Replace Hercules - Coaster Globe (Wayback Archive)
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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