Tornado (Särkänniemi)

Roller coaster in Finland
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Location Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Coordinates 61°30′18″N 23°44′43″E / 61.505004°N 23.745184°E / 61.505004; 23.745184
Status Operating since 30 April 2001
Rider height 140 cm minimum
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Suspended Looping Coaster
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1200
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 25 metres
Top speed 75 km/h
Length 700 metres
Inversions 5
Duration 1:34

Tornado is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Särkänniemi in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland. Opened on 30 April 2001, it is the third full circuit inverted coaster to be made by Intamin. The ride has an Heartline roll which passes over the enclosed station.



Colour scheme

White track and green supports.


2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.


External links

  • Tornado on the Roller Coaster DataBase.