Thunderbolt (Six Flags New England)

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Thunderbolt
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Six Flags New England
Location Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Status Operating since 1941
Fantasy Forest at the Flushing Meadows Carousel
Location Flushing, New York, United States
Operated May 5, 1939 to 1940
Statistics
Builder Joseph E. Drambour
Designer / calculations Harry C. Baker, Harry G Traver
Type Wooden
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 70 feet
Top speed 40 mph
Length 2600 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:00
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Riders per train 24
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Thunderbolt is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA. Opened in 1941, it is currently the oldest roller coaster at a Six Flags park. The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster was dedicated an ACE Landmark on August 2, 2008.

Design

Elements

Trains

2 trains with 4 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

External links


Articles on Six Flags New England
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