Jackson, New Jersey, USA
The Jersey Devil Coaster, Six Flags Great Adventure’s new RMC Raptor coaster that was scheduled to open this summer, will be pushed back until next year. The tallest, fastest and longest single rail coaster in the world will stand 130 foot (40m) tall while reaching speeds up to 58 mph (93 km/h). Click the headline for more information
Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany
Skyline Park is getting rid of Sky Dragster, the park’s Maurer Rides Spike coaster that opened in June, 2017. The park decided to call it quits and remove the prototype motorbike ride after three years of operational difficulties, suffering from more down time than up. Good luck to Carnival Cruise Lines. Click the headline for more information
Maimi, Florida, USA
Carnival Cruise Line announced their newest ship, Mardi Gras, will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020. Bolt: Ultimate Sea Coaster is a Maurer Rides Spike Coaster featuring nearly 800 feet (244m) of track with riders reaching speeds of nearly 40 mph (64 km/h) while racing motorcycle-like vehicles 187 feet (57m) above sea level. Click the headline for more information
Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Hersheypark announced a new $150 million expansion called Hershey’s Chocolatetown will be coming to the park in 2020. The new 23 acre (93077m²) themed area will feature a new park entrance as well as a B&M (Bolliger & Mabillard) hyper coaster that will be the fastest, tallest and longest in the park! Click the headline for more information, photos and video
Zator, Malopolskie, Poland
Energylandia opened Hyperion, their new-for-2018 Intamin mega coaster. Standing nearly 253 feet (77m) tall with a 84 degree 262.4 foot (80m) drop, this airtime machine reaches speeds just over 88 mph (142 km/h). Europe’s second tallest and fastest coaster also features a Stengel dive, tunnel and splash effect. Click the headline for more information and watch the videos
Energylandia, Zator, Poland
Although Energylandia has only been open since Summer 2014, the Polish park announced an ambitious new roller coaster for 2018. By the time it opens, it will be the 11th coaster in their line up!
The roller coaster, currently unnamed, will be the tallest and fastest Intamin Mega Coaster in Europe.
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