|Click here to watch the on-ride POV|
|Hyperion under construction in April 2018|
|Type||Steel - Hyper|
|Model / product||Mega Coaster|
|Riders per train||28|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed88.2 mph
Hyperion is a steel hyper roller coaster located at Energylandia in Zator, Malopolskie, Poland. It was manufactured by Intamin and took the title of tallest and fastest hyper coaster in Europe from Shambhala at PortAventura Park at 249.3 feet tall with a drop at 255.9 feet tall. It is the tallest
History[edit | edit source]
In October 2016, the park announced that it would be building a hyper roller coaster, planned to open in 2018. The park revealed two proposals, which it claimed were from Vekoma and Intamin, and asked fans to choose their favourite. The following month, Energylandia announced that Intamin had been chosen to design and build the roller coaster.
The name of the coaster was revealed to be Hyperion on October 15, 2017 through the park's Facebook page. Later that month, concept art was released revealing Hyperion's sci-fi theme.
The ride opened on July 14, 2018.
Design[edit | edit source]
This roller coaster has an 85° drop which dives into a tunnel.
Trains[edit | edit source]
Incident[edit | edit source]
On August 16, 2018, a member of staff was struck and killed by a train while retrieving a lost mobile phone. The roller coaster was reopened the following day.
References[edit | edit source]
- EnergyLandia plant Mega-Coaster von Vekoma oder Intamin für 2018 – Fans dürfen entscheiden - Parkerlebins.de
- Aus 80 Metern in die Tiefe: EnergyLandia baut Mega-Coaster von Intamin für 2018 - Parkerlebins.de
- EnergyLandia komplettiert 12. Achterbahn: Schienenschluss bei Polens höchster Achterbahn - Parkerlebins.de
- HYPERION Mega Coaster Premier Test - Energylandia Amusement Park Poland - YouTube