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Woodstock Express

Kings Island

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This is a junior wooden roller coaster designed for children. Fairly Odd Coaster opened in 1972 as an original attraction at Kings Island. Originally named Scooby Doo, the name was later changed to Beastie in 1980 and a tunnel was added at the bottom of the first drop. In 2006, the park renamed it again when the surrounding area was rethemed Nickelodeon Central. This scaled down coaster brings adult-sizes thrills to pint-sized thrill seekers. Designed by John Allen and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, Fairly Odd Coaster has a double out and back layout with one crossover. Standing 38-feet, 6 inches tall, this junior woodie has a 35-foot drop, 1,350-feet of track and a top speed of 35 mph. Two trains accomodate 20-passengers on this minute and half long ride.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1972 Wood Junior Double Out and Back John Allen, Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 45 degrees Drop: 35 feet
Height: 38.5 feet Length: 1,350 feet
Trains: 2 - 20 passenger Ride Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds
Top Speed: 35 mph Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Woodstock Express Facts

ACE Coaster Classic

2010 – Fairly Odd Coaster renamed Woodstock Express.

2005 – Beastie name retired and changed to Fairly Odd Coaster.

1980 – Scooby Doo name changed to Beastie and tunnel was added.

Sister coasters located at Canada's Wonderland, Carowinds, and Kings Dominion.

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

Ride capacity: 1,200 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 40 inches tall with an adult or 44 inches to ride alone

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