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Black Hole

Alton Towers

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Built by Anton Schwarzkopf, this Jet Star II steel coaster featured a four-story tall electric spiral lift hill and 1,919 feet of track. Black Hole operated within a temporary enclosure. After 22 years of service, Black Hole was closed for good and has since been removed from Alton Towers.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1983 Steel Jet Star 2, Enclosed Schwarzkopf

Roller Coaster Stats

  • G-force: 2.5 G's
  • Height: 44 feet
  • Length: 1,919 feet
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 50 seconds
  • Top Speed: 45 mph
  • Train Mfg: Maurer Sohne

Black Hole Facts

March 5, 2005 - Black Hole's final operating day.

2006 - The rolller coaster was removed from Alton Towers after standing-but-not-operating for a year.

Features: Spiral Lift Hill

Ride capacity: 900 passengers per hour

Where to Coast

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