Speed Snake

Fort Fun Abenteuerland (Wasserfall, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Operating since 1982

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Vekoma
Model: MK-1200 / Whirlwind

Statistics

Length:1,148.3 ft
Height:64 ft
Inversions:2
Speed:37.3 mph
Duration:1:00
Elements:Corkscrew
Corkscrew
Capacity:1,350 riders per hour

Details

Former names:Wirbelwind (1982 to 2009)
Trains:Single train with 7 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders.
Built by: Vekoma
Facts:This Whirlwind model was shown at Interschau 82 (trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany) along with a Paratower.  Both rides were operating in January 1982.
Notes:The Speed Snake originally had a train build by Arrow.  Starting in 2010, the Speed Snake uses the Vekoma built train that formerly operated on the Boomerang at Wiener Prater in Vienna, Austria.

Speed Snake - Fort Fun Abenteuerland (Wasserfall, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

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Speed Snake - Fort Fun Abenteuerland (Wasserfall, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)