Wodan Timbur Coaster

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WODAN - Timburcoaster
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Europa-Park
Location Rust, Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany
Park section Iceland
Status Operating since March 31, 2012
Cost €10,000,000
Height restriction 120 cm (47 inches)
Statistics
Manufacturer Great Coasters International
Designer / calculations Jeff Pike
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1250
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 220 metres × 72 metres
Height 40 metres
Top speed 100 km/h
Length 1050 metres
Inversions 0
Drop angle 52°
Duration 3:25
G-Force 3.5
Theme: Atelier Artistique du Béton - HELP
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WODAN - Timburcoaster is a wooden roller coaster located at Europa-Park in Rust, Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany. It opened on March 31, 2012 and was built by Great Coasters International.[1]

The ride is located in the Iceland section of the park, which opened in 2009. It is the park's first and only wooden coaster. Plus, the attraction features a restroom halfway throughout the queue line.

Name

The coaster was named after the Germanic name of the Nordic god Odin. Timbur is the Icelandic word for wood.

Design

Elements

The coaster intertwines with two attractions: Atlantica SuperSplash and blue fire Megacoaster powered by GAZPROM.

Theme

WODAN - Timburcoaster is themed to Norse mythology. The queue line features several heavily detailed elements, including fire, mist and water effects. The goddess of death, Hel, is also featured and has a turning sand timer. Projection Mapping, smoke screens and moving ceilings are also used in the indoor sections, which immerse guests in mythology. In the station, statues watch the train leave and turn to watch the train arrive. The ride also features tunnels and a station fly-through.

Trains

3 trains with 12 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 24 riders per train. The trains are GCI Millennium Flyer trains.

Images

Queue line

Exterior

References

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