Southern Express

Roller coaster in the United States
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Southern Express
Tropic Falls
Location Foley, Alabama, USA
Status Operating since July 21, 2017
Rider height 42 inch minimum
Manufacturer Zamperla
Product Family Gravity Coaster 80STD
Type Steel - Kiddie
Track layout Single helix
Riders per train 12
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 13 feet
Length 262.5 feet
Inversions 0

Southern Express is a steel kiddie roller coaster located at Tropic Falls in Foley, Alabama, USA.


Southern Express was announced along with Tropic Falls (then called Park at OWA) at IAAPA 2016.[1]

The coaster officially opened on July 21, 2017.[2]


The ride has a single helix.


Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 12 riders per train.


  1. "New Amusement Park Opening in 2017 on Alabama's Gulf Coast". NewsPlusNotes.
  2. "The Park at OWA Set to Open July 21, 2017".

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Articles on Tropic Falls