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Disaster Transport

Cedar Point

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This is a bobsled roller coaster with individual ten-passenger cars that navigate a twisting, turning U-shape trough. The cars are not attached to a track, but instead they rely on gravity to determine the speed and course as they roll down the trough. Disaster Transport began as the Avalanche Run roller coaster in 1985. After five seasons, Cedar Point spent $4 million to enclose the ride and enhance it with special effects and props. After the changes the attraction was renamed Disaster Transport.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1985 Steel Indoor Bobsled Intamin AG

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Height: 63 feet
  • Length: 1,932 feet
  • Trains: 5 - 10 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 32 seconds
  • Top Speed: 40 mph
  • Train Mfg: Intamin AG

Disaster Transport Facts

July 29, 2012 – Final day of operation. Demolished and removed in the weeks following.

1990 – Relocated indoors, renamed Disaster Transport and special effects added by ITEC Productions.

Addition $4.0 million spent on special effects and building construction

Estimated cost: $3.4 million

Individual car has five rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,800 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 46 inches tall

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