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Alton Towers

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

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