Montaña Rusa (Bosque Mágico)

Montaña Rusa
Bosque Mágico
Location Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico
Status Defunct
Operated 1993 to 2006 or earlier
Magic Landing
Name Wildcat
Location El Paso, Texas, USA
Operated 1984 to unknown
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Name Mountain Express
Location Valencia, California, USA
Operated 1973 to 1982
Statistics
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Type Steel
Product Wildcat (65m)
Riders per train 4
Height 50 feet
Top speed 40 mph
Length 1837 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:25
HELP

Montaña Rusa was a Schwarzkopf sit down roller coaster that was located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, USA.

History

The ride opened in 1973 as Mountain Express at Six Flags Magic Mountain.[1][2] It operated until 1982 and was located on the plot of land where the now-defunct Flashback once stood. From there it was relocated to Magic Landing as "Wildcat". It was once again, relocated to Bosque Mágico as "Montaña Rusa".

Design

Elements

Colour scheme

Bosque Mágico

Red track and yellow supports.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Red track and cyan supports.

Trains

Single car trains. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car.

References

  1. "Mountain Express", The Signal (August 10, 1973), pp. 4. Retrieved on January 20, 2021.
  2. "Magic Mountain Continues Master Expansion Program", The Van Nuys News (January 23, 1973), pp. 34. Retrieved on January 20, 2021.

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