Single train with 5 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 10 riders.
Portable low-boy model.
A 1959 issue of Billboard Magazine reports "Pera's Summer Resort" (the name of Erieview Park at the time) purchased a steel roller coaster in early 1959. This conflicts with the information above provided by a manager of Erieview Park.
The Brat's name came from a group of particularly rambunctious YMCA kids riding one day. The name stuck with the ride operators.