Supports are what hold up the track of a roller coaster. Different types of roller coasters can affect how supports are set up.

Support Types

Beam Support

Beam supports on Colossus at Thorpe Park

a Beam Support is a type of support found on most modern roller coasters it usually consists of multiple steel beams either connected by a weld or a flange.

The oldest example of this support type was on Jet Coaster at Nango Fisheries Center