Runaway Train (Mellors Group)

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Runaway Train
Mellors Group (UK)
Location Travelling
Status In storage
American Adventure Theme Park
Location Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, UK
Coordinates 52°59′44″N 1°20′24″W / 52.995639°N 1.340047°W / 52.995639; -1.340047
Operated June 1987 to 2006
Manufacturer Interlink / Big Country Motioneering
Product Runaway Train
Type Steel - Family
Riders per train 24
Length 274.3 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 1:20

Runaway Train is a steel powered coaster currently in storage with UK fairground operator Mellors Group.


Runaway Train began operation in 1987 at American Adventure.[1] It operated until the closure of the park in 2006.

The Runaway Train was located at the Global Village fair in Dubai, United Arab Emirates during 2014.[2]



Colour scheme

Brown track and supports.


Single train with 9 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, except for the front car which has a single row, for a total of 34 riders per train.


  1. "Big Country Motioneering Brochure from 1990 - Completed Projects". Big Country Motioneering.
  2. Dubai Global Village - Richard Bannister

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