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Rolling Thunder

Six Flags Great Adventure

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Rolling Thunder was a dual-track, racing wooden coaster with ten hills to cruise. This roller coaster differed from the racers built for Kings Island and Kings Dominion since it featured two out and back, figure-8 tracks that are completely different. Unfortunately, Rolling Thunder closed forever on September 8, 2013 and has been demolished.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1979 Wood Racer, Out and Back, Figure 8 Don Rosser, William Cobb

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 45 degrees Drop: 85 feet
Height: 96 feet Length: 3,200 feet
Trains: 4 - 24 passenger Ride Time: 2 minute, 10 seconds
Top Speed: 56 mph Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Rolling Thunder Facts

September 8, 2013 – Final day of operation

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

Ride capacity: 3,840 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 44 inches tall

Where to Coast

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