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Greezed Lightnin'

Joyland Amusement Park

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This classic Schwarzkopf "Shuttle Loop" roller coaster uses a flywheel to launch the train from zero to 60 mph in just four seconds. Originally built in 1978 at Six Flags Astroworld, Greezed Lightnin' was purchased and relocated to Joyland Amusement Park in 2006 and remained in storage until it was sold and moved to Cliff's Amusement Park in 2012.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2007 Steel Shuttle Loop Schwarzkopf

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 70°
  • Height: 138 feet
  • Inversions: 2
  • Launch: Flywheel
  • Length: 849 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 28 passenger
  • Ride Time: 33 seconds
  • Top Speed: 60 mph

Greezed Lightnin' Facts

Inversion: 80-foot tall Vertical Loop

Launch: zero to 60 mph in 4 seconds

1978 – Greezed Lightnin' opened at Six Flags Astroworld

2006 – Sold and relocated to Joyland Amusement Park after Six Flags Astroworld closed in 2005.

2006-2012 – In storage

2012 – Sold and relocated to Cliff's Amusement Park (Albuquerque, NM)

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

Where to Coast

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