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Corkscrew

Alton Towers

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Alton Towers retired the Corkscrew roller coaster at the end of the 2008 operating year.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1980 Steel Corkscrew Vekoma

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 68 feet Height: 75 feet
Inversions: 2 Length: 2,400 feet
Trains: 2 - 24 passenger Ride Time: 1 minute, 15 seconds
Top Speed: 40 mph

Corkscrew Facts

Vekoma Corkscrew model coaster with bayerncurve

Inversions: Double Corkscrew

Original trains from Arrow Dynamics replaced with newer Vekoma designed trains.

November 9, 2008 – Final day of operation

Opening date: April 4, 1980

Train has six cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

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