Ladybird (Lightwater Valley)

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roller coaster
Lightwater Valley
Location Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Status Operating since 1993
Manufacturer Zierer
Type Steel - Family
Model / product Small Tivoli
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 1,000
Propulsion Friction wheel lift
Area 39 metres × 23 metres
Height6 metres
Top speed32 km/h
Length199 metres

Ladybird is a steel family roller coaster located at Lightwater Valley in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, UK. It opened in 1993.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]

Trains[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Ladybird on the Roller Coaster DataBase.