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Road Runner Express

Six Flags New Orleans

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Road Runner Express roller coaster closed after Hurricane Katrina caused significant damage to Six Flags New Orleans closing the park for good. Road Runner Express remained at the park until it was relocated to Larson International for refurbishment in 2009.

This junior family coaster with a twister layout stands 28-feet tall and is 679-feet long.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2000 Steel Junior Twister Vekoma

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 19 feet
  • Height: 28 feet
  • Length: 679 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 16 passenger
  • Ride Time: 44 seconds
  • Top Speed: 22 mph

Road Runner Express Facts

Vekoma "Roller Skater" model family coaster

May 28, 2011 – Road Runner Express is reopens at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

2010 – Relocated to Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA).

2009 – Relocated from the park to Larson International (Planview, TX) to undergo a refurbishment.

August 22, 2005 – Road Runner Express closes after Hurricane Katrina devastates Six Flags New Orleans.

2003 – Rex's Rail Runner is renamed Road Runner Express.

Opening date: May 20, 2000

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 780 passengers per hour

Where to Coast

Visit Six Flags New Orleans to ride this roller coaster.

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