Thunderbolt (Six Flags New England)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Six Flags New England
Location Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Coordinates 42°02′19″N 72°36′48″W / 42.038543°N 72.613417°W / 42.038543; -72.613417
Park section Main Street
Status Operating since 1941
Rider height 48 inch minimum
New York World's Fair
Name Cyclone
Location Flushing, New York, United States
Operated May 5, 1939 to 1940
Designer / calculations Harry C. Baker, Harry G Traver
Onsite construction Joseph E. Drambour
Type Wooden
Track layout Figure-8
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

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 ride was dedicated an ACE Landmark on August 2, 2008. Joseph E. Drambour was only involved in the ride's reconstruction at Riverside Park.



Color scheme

White track and supports.


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


External links

Articles on Six Flags New England