Velocity

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Velocity
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Flamingo Land
Location Malton, Yorkshire, England, UK
Status Operating since 2 July 2005
Replaced Thunder Mountain
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Motorbike Coaster (Custom)
Type Steel - Launched - Motorbike
Riders per train 16
Hourly capacity 518
Propulsion Hydraulic launch
Height 17.4 metres
Top speed 86.9 km/h
Length 643 metres
Inversions 0
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Velocity is a steel launched roller coaster located at Flamingo Land in Malton, Yorkshire, England, UK. It is the second Vekoma Motorbike Coaster installation, and the only motorbike roller coaster from any company in the United Kingdom.

For the 2020 season, Velocity was painted red with grey supports and the train was painted red and yellow. Previously, the ride had orange track and blue supports, and the train was blue and yellow.[1]

Design

The ride features a long launch section into a figure-8 shaped helix, two bunny hills and the final brake section.

Trains

Single train with 8 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 16 riders per train. The train is designed to give the rider the feeling that they are riding a motorbike.

Images

References

External links

  • Velocity on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Articles on Flamingo Land