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Hochschaubahn

Wiener Prater

Hochschaubahn at the Wiener Prater amusement park is one of only a few roller coasters left in the world that operate with an on-board brakeman who slows and stops the train. This classic side-friction wooden roller coaster features three drops, including a double down and seven tunnels. The roller coaster's mountain facade is a model of the largest mountain in Austria - Grossglockner.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1950 Wood Side Friction

Roller Coaster Stats

Height: 49 feet Length: 1,476 feet
Trains: 2 - 14 passenger Ride Time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds
Top Speed: 34 mph

Hochschaubahn Facts

ACE Coaster Classic

Features: Brakeman seated in the last row controls the speed of the train.

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

Ride capacity: 336 passengers per hour

Where to Coast

Visit Wiener Prater to ride this attraction.

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