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Template:Infobox roller coaster

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This template is added at the top section of an article that is about a roller coaster.

Syntax

Copy the following code and paste into a roller coaster article:

{{Infobox roller coaster
|video=
|image=
|name=
|park=
|location=
|country=
|status=
|opened=
|closed=
|cost=
|restriction=
|manufacturer=
|builder=
|designer=
|category1=
|category2=
|category3=
|category4=
|model=                                  
|dimensions=
|riders/train=
|riders/hour=
|lift/launch=
|height=
|drop=
|speed=
|length=
|duration=
|inversions=
|angle=
|g-force=
|other=
}}

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
Top section
Image Any image on Coasterpedia can go here. Depending on availability, an image of the entire ride or of the ride entrance is most suitable.
Info.png Only the filename and namespace are required; the image tag is already created.
File:Kingda Ka sign.jpg
Video The ID of a Youtube video containing a POV of the roller coaster. i3V63P1dkCY <!-- Youtube video ID -->M
General
Name Name of the roller coaster. Kingda Ka
Park The amusement park in which the roller coaster is situated. If the roller coaster is travelling, leave blank. [[Six Flags Great Adventure]]
Location The location and country in which the amusement park is situated. In almost all cases, this can be copied from RCDB. Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Country The country in which the amusement park is situated. This is required to categorize the roller coaster by location and add the flag icon. USA
State If the roller coaster is located in the United States, this parameter contains the full name of the state in which the amusement park is situated. Otherwise, remove this parameter. New Jersey
Status The current status of the roller coaster. This parameter can contain anything, but the roller coaster will be auto-categorized if one of the following is entered: operating, standing but not operating, in storage, defunct or unknown. operating
Opened The date on which the roller coaster opened to the public for the first time. If the full date is known, format as such: Month Day, Year and the date will be adjusted to users preferences. May 25, 2005
Closed The final date which the roller coaster operated to the public, not the day it was demolished.
Opening The planned opening date for a roller coaster that is under construction.
Cost Costs of building the roller coaster. No specific layout is required so should be formatted as best for each ride and location. $25,000,000
Restriction The height requirement to ride the roller coaster in inches and cm. Inches listed first on roller coasters in the United States. All other roller coasters to have cm listed first. 54 inches (137 cm)
Statistics
Units The measurement system entered into the infobox. Must be either "metric" or "imperial". Use the same measurement system as the source of the units used. Most likely, roller coasters in the United States will be measured in imperial while all other roller coasters will be measured in metric. metric
Manufacturer The three parameters manufacturer, builder and designer are somewhat ambiguous and interchangeable. In most cases, these are taken from RCDB. Generally, the manufacturer is the company who builds a steel coaster, the builder is the company who builds a wooden coaster and the designer has various meanings. [[Intamin]]
Builder [[Martin & Vleminckx]]
Designer / Calculations [[Werner Stengel]]
Onsite construction The company responsible for assembling the roller coaster. [[RCS GmbH]]
Category 1 This category is always Steel or Wooden and will auto-categorize the roller coaster. Steel
Category 2 The other three categories can contain anything, but should keep to existing categories as each entry will auto-categorize the roller coaster. Launched
Category 3 Strata
Category 4
Model If the roller coaster is a mass-produced model, the model name goes here. Usually this parameter refers to exact clones but models with varying track layouts can be entered too. [[Accelerator Coaster]]
Dimension 1 How large the roller coaster is on the x and y-axis (The z-axis is its height) in feet. Meters will automatically be calculated by the infobox. 62.3
Dimension 2 137.8
Riders/Train How many riders each ride vehicle (train or car) can hold. 18
Riders/Hour The theoretical hourly capacity of the roller coaster, usually taken from RCDB. 1,400
Propulsion The propulsion method(s) used to lift or launch riders throughout the ride. [[Hydraulic launch]]
Power The power consumption of the roller coaster, usually measured in kW. 100 kW
Info.png When filling out the following parameters, please note that spacing commas, units and metric conversions are automatically added to these numbers - please enter numbers only.
Height The maximum height, in feet of the roller coaster from ground level (excluding buildings that do not form part of the structure of the roller coaster). 456
diff_elevation The height difference between the highest and lowest point, in feet. 259.9
Drop The height of the largest drop experienced by riders in feet. 418
Speed The highest speed reached during the roller coaster in mph. 128
Length The total length of the track in feet. 3118
Duration The time taken from leaving the station to entering it again. This parameter is somewhat ambiguous however and is usually just copied from RCDB. 0:28
Inversions The number of times the track goes upside-down (not the rider). If the number of inversions in the track and the number experienced by the rider differs, both should be entered. 0
Angle The steepest angle at which riders drop at. Degrees symbol is added automatically. 90
G-Force The highest g-force experienced during the roller coaster. 5G
Other May contain notes references for infobox statistics.

Infobox template used for all single-tracked alpine, powered and roller coasters. Leave unknown parameters blank.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Videovideo

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empty
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Video2video2

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Classclass

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empty
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Imageimage

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Image2image2

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empty
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Captioncaption

Caption text displayed underneath the image

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empty
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Namename

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Name-formername-former

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empty
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Statusstatus

Choose one: "operating", "defunct", "under construction", "standing but not operating", "in storage" or "unknown"

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empty
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empty
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Countrycountry

no description

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USA
Auto value
empty
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Statestate

Full state name, only for coasters in the USA

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empty
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empty
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Parkpark

Amusement park where this coaster is located

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empty
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empty
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Operatoroperator

Company which operates this coaster, usually used for traveling coasters

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empty
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empty
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Locationlocation

no description

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empty
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empty
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Sectionsection

Section or themed area within the park that this coaster is located

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empty
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empty
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Opening dateopened

Date that the coaster opened to the public

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empty
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July 19, 2018
Auto value
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Closedclosed

The final day that this coaster operated to the public

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empty
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July 19, 2018
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Dateoptional
Openingopening

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empty
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Operatedoperated

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empty
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empty
Unknowndeprecated
Costcost

no description

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empty
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empty
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Height restrictionrestriction

Height that guests must be to ride this coaster

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empty
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48 inches (122 cm)
Auto value
empty
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Replacedreplaced

Ride or attraction which previously occupied the plot of land where this coaster is now

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
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Replacementreplacement

Ride or attraction which was installed after this coaster was removed

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Unknownoptional
Past-locationspast-locations

no description

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empty
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empty
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Manufacturermanufacturer

Company which manufactured the coaster. Sometimes this is actually the designer when a ride is subcontracted

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Builderbuilder

no description

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Designer / engineerdesigner

Engineers and designers involved in the project

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Onsite constructionconstruction

Company which handled construction and assembly onsite

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Track materialcategory1

"Steel" or "Wood"

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Category2category2

no description

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empty
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Category3category3

no description

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empty
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Category4category4

no description

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empty
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empty
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Modelmodel

Product or model

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Riders per trainriders/train

Number of riders per train

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Hourly capacityriders/hour

Number of riders per hour

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
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Propulsion methodlift/launch

Details on lifts or launches

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
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Length of plotdimension1

Length of plot in feet

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Breadth of plotdimension2

Breadth of plot in feet

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Powerpower

Electrical power requirement

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Heightheight

Maximum height above ground in feet

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Elevation differencediff_elevation

Difference in feet between the highest and lowest point

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Tallest dropdrop

Height of the tallest drop in feet

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Maximum speedspeed

Maximum speed in mph

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empty
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empty
Unknownoptional
Lengthlength

Length of track in feet

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Inversionsinversions

Number of inversions

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Track inversionstrack_inversions

Number of times the track inverts (only used when track and rider inversions are different)

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
Unknownoptional
Rider inversionsrider_inversions

Number of times riders are inverted (only used if track and rider inversions are different)

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empty
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empty
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empty
Unknownoptional
Steepest dropangle

Angle of the steepest drop in degrees

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Durationduration

Time taken for one ride

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empty
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empty
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empty
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Maximum g-forceg-force

Maximum positive g-force

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empty
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empty
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Otherother

Notes and references relating to the infobox may be added here

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V1servicev1service

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Video3video3

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System of measurementunits

Units entered into the infobox (affects all parameters except height restriction). Must be either "metric" or "imperial".

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metric
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metric
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Sizesize

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Size2size2

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Image3image3

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Size3size3

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Country-1country-1

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