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Shuttle Roller Coaster Records

Superman The Escape Six Flags Magic Mountain Rule
Information about world record breaking shuttle roller coasters. To qualify for this category the roller coaster track must be an incomplete circuit, requiring the train to travel both forwards and backwards.

The record categories for shuttle roller coasters are:
Angle of Descent | Height | Length | Speed

Tallest

Rule
The height is measured in feet from the tallest point of the track to the ground below.

Roller Coaster Height Location Year
Superman The Escape 415 feet Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
1997
Tower Of Terror 377 feet Dreamworld
Gold Coast, Australia
1997
Speed The Ride 224 feet Nascar Cafe
Las Vegas, Nevada
2000
Mr. Freeze 218 feet Six Flags Over Texas
Dallas, Texas
1998
Mr. Freeze 218 feet Six Flags St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1998
Wicked Twister 215 feet Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio
2002
Deja Vu 196 feet Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
2001
Aftershock 196 feet Silverwood
Athol, Idaho
2008*

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Longest

Rule
The length is determined by measuring the track length from one end of the shuttle coaster to the opposite end.

Roller Coaster Length Location Year
Mr. Freeze 1,480 feet Six Flags Over Texas
Arlington, Texas
1998
Mr. Freeze 1,382 feet Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, Missouri
1998
Speed The Ride 1,361 feet Nascar Cafe
Las Vegas, Nevada
2000
Superman The Escape 1,315 feet Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
1997
Tower Of Terror 1,235 feet Dreamworld
Gold Coast, Australia
1997

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Fastest

Rule
The speed is determined by the roller coaster's maximum speed in terms of miles per hour (mph) at any point during the ride.

Roller Coaster Speed Location Year
Tower Of Terror 100 mph Dreamworld
Gold Coast, Australia
1997
Superman The Escape 100 mph Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
1997
Wicked Twister 72 mph Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio
2002
Mr. Freeze 70 mph Six Flags Over Texas
Dallas, Texas
1998
Mr. Freeze 70 mph Six Flags St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1998
Speed The Ride 70 mph Nascar Cafe
Las Vegas, Nevada
2000
Possessed 70 mph Dorney Park
Allentown, Pennsylvania
2008*
V2 Vertical Velocity 70 mph Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, Illinois
2001

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Angle Of Descent

Rule
The steepness is determined by measuring the steepest angle of descent on any part of the roller coaster.

Roller Coaster Descent Angle Location Year
Tower Of Terror 90 degrees Dreamworld
Gold Coast, Australia
1997
Superman The Escape 90 degrees Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
1997
Mr. Freeze 90 degrees Six Flags Over Texas
Dallas, Texas
1998
Mr. Freeze 90 degrees Six Flags St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1998
Speed The Ride 90 degrees Nascar Cafe
Las Vegas, Nevada
2000
Possessed 90 degrees Dorney Park
Allentown, Pennsylvania
2008*
Deja Vu 90 degrees Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California
2001
Aftershock 90 degrees Silverwood
Athol, Idaho
2008*
V2 Vertical Velocity 90 degrees Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, Illinois
2001
Twister 90 degrees Warner Bros. Movie World
Spain
2002
Wicked Twister 90 degrees Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio
2002

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* Year ride was relocated, but ranking is based on the ride's original opening year.

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