Korkkiruuvi (Särkänniemi)

Korkkiruuvi
Särkänniemi
Location Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Status Defunct
Operated May 1, 1987 to 2009
Clacton Pier
Location Clacton-on-sea, Essex, England, UK
Operated 1983 to 1985
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel
Product MK-1200 Whirlwind
Hourly capacity 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 19.5 metres
Top speed 60 km/h
Length 350 metres
Inversions 2
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
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Korkkiruuvi was a steel roller coaster located at Särkänniemi in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland.

Design

Elements

This was a relatively short roller coaster with a curved first drop and two separate corkscrew inversions. This roller coaster had a compact footprint, with a bend in the middle of the station.

Trains

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train. The train were built by Arrow Dynamics and had over-the-shoulder harnesses.

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