Marienkäferbahn

Movie Park Germany (Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Removed, Operated from 1979 to 1985

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Family

Make: Zierer
Model: Tivoli / Tivoli - Large

Track layout: Double Figure Eight

Statistics

Length:1,181.1 ft
Height:26.3 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:22.4 mph
Dimensions:122.4 ft x 137.8 ft
Capacity:1,250 riders per hour

Details

Relocations:Movie Park Germany as Marienkäferbahn
Freizeit-Land Geiselwind as Marienkäferbahn
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Trains:Single train with 20 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 40 riders.
Facts:The Marienkäferbahn was tested by German TÜV in September 1979 before going into operation.  It's assumed it opened to the public the same year.

The Marienkäferbahn was a prototype by Zierer which first opened at BUGA 75 (a German annual show displaying flowers and gardening experience) where the ride belonged to Franz-Josef Koch.
Etymology:"Marienkäferbahn" is German for "Ladybird Roller Coaster".
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