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Vonkaputous

Roller coaster
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Vonkaputos
Vonkaputous (Linnanmaki) 2006 01.jpg
Linnanmäki
Location Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Status Defunct
Operated 12 May 2001 to 22 October 2017
Replaced by Taiga
Statistics
Manufacturer Premier Rides
Product Liquid Coaster
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Water
Riders per train 10
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 24.1 metres
Top speed 60 km/h
Length 330 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 1:00
G-Force 2.5
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Vonkaputous was a water roller coaster located at Linnanmäki in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland. It was the second Premier Rides Liquid Coaster to be built. The coaster operated from 2001 to 2017 and was replaced by Taiga in 2019.[1]

Design

Elements

Ride experience

On Vonkaputous, visitors rode in a roller coaster car appearing as a boat, seating 10 passengers in 5 rows. After leaving the station, the car descended into a 90 degree turn leading to the chain lift hill. After reaching the top, the right-hand first drop led through a tunnel with mist effect. After the left-hand second drop, the car splashed to the water. After this, the car slowly passed to the station through an s-curve.

Trains

3 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 5 rows for a total of 10 riders per car.

Images

References

External links


Articles on Linnanmäki