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Revolution

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

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Pleasure Beach Blackpool's Revolution is Europe's first looping roller coaster with a single 360-degree vertical loop. The single train passes through the loop twice during the cycle, once while traveling forwards and again while traveling backwards.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1979 Steel Shuttle Loop Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
    56
    feet
  • Drop
    47
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    52°
    degrees
  • Length
    635
    feet
  • Top Speed
    45
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    2
    upside down elements
  • Launch
    Catapult
    propulsion
  • G-force
    4
    G's
  • Ride Time
    1 minute, 6 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    1 - 24 passenger
     

Revolution Facts & History

Features: Electric Winch Launch

Inversions: Vertical Loop

1990s to 2011 – Named Irn-Bru Revolution

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 50 inches tall

Where to Coast

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