Black Hole

Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)

Removed, Operated from 1983 to 3/5/2005

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Thrill

Make: Schwarzkopf
Model: All Models / Jet Star 2

Statistics

Length:1,919.3 ft
Height:44.3 ft
Inversions:0
Duration:1:50
Dimensions:82 ft x 152.6 ft
Capacity:900 riders per hour

Details

Former names:Black Hole II (1989 to ?)
New Black Hole (1988)
Black Hole (1983 to 1987)
Former status:SBNO from 3/6/2005 to 2006
Operated from 1983 to 3/5/2005
Relocations:Alton Towers as Black Hole
Furuvik as Rocket
Categories:
Lift / Launch System:Electric Spiral Lift
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Facts:JetStar II models normally cannot support coupled trains.  In 1988 the German firm BHS (a Bavarian steel and mining company, who's amusement division later became Maurer Söhne) of Peißenberg modified this JetStar II to do just that.

Black Hole - Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)

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Black Hole - Alton Towers (Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK)