Ladybird (Lightwater Valley)

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Ladybird
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Lightwater Valley
Location Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Status Operating since 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Zierer
Type Steel - Family
Product Small Tivoli
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 1,000
Propulsion Friction wheel lift
Area 39 metres × 23 metres
Height 6 metres
Top speed 32 km/h
Length 199 metres
Inversions 0
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Ladybird is a steel family roller coaster located at Lightwater Valley in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, UK. It opened in 1993.[1]

Design

Trains

Single train with 10 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.

Incident

On June 5, 2012 a five-year-old girl was injured when she put her foot outside the train allowing it to get trapped between the train and the station platform. Following the incident, the right-hand exit of each car was filled in.[2]

References

External links

  • Ladybird on the Roller Coaster DataBase.