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Psyké Underground

Psyké Underground

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roller coaster
Psyké Underground
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Walibi Belgium
Location Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium
Status Operating since 1982 (old), 2013 (new)
Statistics
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Launched - Shuttle - Enclosed
Model / product Shuttle Loop (Flywheel)
Riders per train 28
Propulsion LIM launch
Height42 metres
Top speed85.3 km/h
Length220.1 metres
Inversions1
Steepest drop70°
Duration0:35
G-force3 g
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Psyké Underground is an enclosed steel launched roller coaster located at Walibi Belgium in Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium.

History[edit | edit source]

Originally called Sirocco, the ride, excluding the two spikes at either end, was enclosed for the 1999 season and renamed Turbine.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

Originally opened with a Schwarzkopf train. This was replaced with one from Gerstlauer for 2013.

Incident[edit | edit source]

On Wednesday August 27, 1997, the train stalled at the top of the loop, leaving riders stuck upside-down. Nobody was injured in the incident.

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