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Big One

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

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One of the largest steel coasters in the United Kingdom, Pepsi Max Big One, is 213-foot tall Arrow Hypercoaster and the tallest attraction at seaside attraction – Pleasure Beach Blackpool. Featuring an "out and back" layout, this roller coaster begins with a twenty-story plunge that accelerates the five-car train to a mind blowing 74 miles-per-hour! Pepsi Max Big One doesn't have any inversions, instead the layout is designed to showcase the rides speed and negative G-forces, otherwise known as "airtime".

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1994 Steel Hypercoaster Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 65°
  • Drop: 205 feet
  • G-force: 3.5 G's
  • Height: 213 feet
  • Length: 5,497 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 30 passenger
  • Ride Time: 3 minutes
  • Top Speed: 74 mph
  • Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Big One Facts & History

2012 – Pepsi Max Big One renamed

Opening date: May 28, 1994

Estimated cost: £12 million

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

Ride capacity: 1,700 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Pleasure Beach Blackpool to ride this roller coaster.

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