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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 Details

Year Track Type Designer
1979 Steel Shuttle Loop Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 52°
  • Drop: 47 feet
  • G-force: 4 G's
  • Height: 56 feet
  • Inversions: 2
  • Launch: Catapult
  • Length: 635 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 24 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 6 seconds
  • Top Speed: 45 mph

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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