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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 Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1994 Steel Hypercoaster Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
    213
    feet
  • Drop
    205
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    65°
    degrees
  • Length
    5,497
    feet
  • Top Speed
    74
    miles per hour
  • G-force
    3.5
    G's
  • Ride Time
    3 minutes
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    1700
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 30 passenger
     
  • Train Designer
    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.

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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