Thursday, November 30, 2023

New wooden coaster trains revealed at IAAPA


Orlando, FL, USA  — IAAPA Attractions Expo — Rocky Mountain Coasters and The Gravity Group both unveiled cars for two new coasters currently being built for the 2014 season.

Hank Salemi (SFGA Park President) on left
Hank Salemi (SFGA Park President) on left

Six Flags Great America’s Goliath will feature trains from Rocky Mountain Coasters. When opened next spring, the attraction will feature a 180-foot, 85 degree first drop, reaching speeds up to 72 mph, and featuring two inversions.


Palace Entertainment is adding a family friendlycoaster from The Gravity Group, called Roar-O-Saurus. The New Hampshire will open the coaster in 2014, which will feature a 40-foot lift hill and 1,242 feet of track. The coaster will tell the story of “Rory”, the little dino with the big roar.

Eric Dziedzic (GM of Storyland) on left.
Eric Dziedzic (GM of Story Land) on left.

Martin Palicki
Martin Palicki
Martin Palicki owns and publishes InPark Magazine. Started in 2004, InPark Magazine provides owners and operators the perspective from "in"side the "park." Martin has also written for publications like Sound & Communications, Lighting & Sound America, Attractions Management and others. Martin has been featured in Time Magazine, and Folio. Martin lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Related Articles

Latest Articles