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Ultra Twister (Six Flags AstroWorld)

Ultra Twister (Six Flags AstroWorld)

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Ultra Twister
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Ultra Twister in 2004
Six Flags America
Location Houston, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Six Flags AstroWorld
Location Houston, Texas, USA
Operated 1990 to October 30, 2005
Six Flags Great Adventure
Location Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Operated 1986 to 1988
Manufacturer TOGO
Type Steel - Pipeline
Model / product Ultratwister
Riders per train 6
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height96.8 feet
Drop92 feet
Top speed44 mph
Length1421 feet

Ultra Twister was a steel pipeline roller coaster which operated at Six Flags Great Adventure and Six Flags AstroWorld in the United States. It was built by Japanese company TOGO.

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The modified lift hill can be seen in the background of this photograph.

The ride was built by TOGO and opened at its original location at Six Flags Great Adventure in 1986. It only lasted three years and closed in 1988. The plot where Ultra Twister stood was left empty until the construction of Viper. It was then moved to Six Flags AstroWorld where it was repainted and subsequent changes to the ride were made. It reopened in 1990.[1]

Six Flags AstroWorld closed permanently on October 30, 2005. Six Flags relocated rides such as Serial Thriller, which became Ednör - L'Attaque at La Ronde to be reopened or put in storage at other parks. Ultra Twister was relocated to Six Flags America where it lied in storage for a number of years before being scrapped.

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