XLR-8

Six Flags AstroWorld (Houston, Texas, USA)

Removed, Operated from 1984 to 10/30/2005

Roller Coaster · Steel · Suspended · Thrill

Make: Arrow Dynamics
Model: All Models / Suspended Coaster

Statistics

Length:3,000 ft
Height:81 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:34.1 mph
Duration:3:00

Details

Trains:2 trains with 7 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.
Facts:For Fright Fest in 2002 Astroworld reversed the last four cars of the trains and called the ride "8-RLX".

After the XLR-8 was taken down, some, if not all, of the trains were sent to Six Flags Magic Mountain to be used on the Ninja.
Theme:For the 2004 season the XLR-8 was repainted blue and yellow.  It was previously blue and gray.

XLR-8 - Six Flags AstroWorld (Houston, Texas, USA)

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XLR-8 - Six Flags AstroWorld (Houston, Texas, USA)