Thunder Run (Canada's Wonderland)

Powered coaster in Canada
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Thunder Run
Canada's Wonderland
Location Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°50′34″N 79°32′32″W / 43.842751°N 79.542329°W / 43.842751; -79.542329
Park section International Festival
Status Operating since 23 May 1981
Rider height
  • Minimum: 102 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 117 cm
Statistics
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Powered Coaster
Blauer Enzian Version 2
Type Steel
Track layout Double helix
Riders per train 40
Height 10.1 metres
Top speed 64.4 km/h
Length 330.1 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 1:24
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Thunder Run is a steel powered coaster located at Canada's Wonderland, in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the original attractions at the park, operating since 1981.

History

The roller coaster first opened with the park on 23 May 1981 as Blauer Enzian. The attraction reopened as Thunder Run in 1986, now featuring enclosed portions.[1] The track layout was also tweaked. It originally opened with a standard Blauer Enzian Version 2 layout.

Thunder Run began testing with virtual reality headsets in the fall of 2015.[2]

Design

Elements

Color scheme

Black track and supports.

Trains

Single train with 10 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 40 riders per train.

Images

References

  1. "Canada's Wonderland". Democrat and Chronicle.
  2. "Canada's Wonderland Testing Virtual Reality Coaster Rides with the Public". NewsPlusNotes.

External links


Articles on Canada's Wonderland