Pink Typhoon Standing Coaster

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Pink Typhoon Standing Coaster
Star Jet (Washuzan Highland) 1.jpg
Brazillian Park Washuzan Highland
Location Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
Status Operating since 9 May 1986
Statistics
Manufacturer Togo
Type Steel - Stand-Up
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions 1
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Pink Typhoon Standing Coaster is a steel stand-up roller coaster located at Brazillian Park Washuzan Highland in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. It was built by Togo and opened on 9 May 1986. It previously operated at the Tsukuba Expo during 1985.

History

The ride opened as Star Jet at the International Science and Technology Expo in 1985. On 9 May 1986, it opened at Brazillian Park Washuzhan Highland.

In 2019, the name was changed to Pink Typhoon Standing Coaster.

Design

Elements

Star Jet has two queue lines, two stations and two trains; a stand-up train and a standard sit-down train that travels backwards. The backwards sit-down train stops at the Backnanger station (an attempt at using both English and Japanese to say "It's backwards!"). The stand-up train stops at the "Standing Coaster" station.

Trains

2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

Images

These images were taken in the year 2014.

External links

  • Star Jet on the Roller Coaster DataBase.