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Six Flags Great Adventure announces plans for record-breaking coaster
POSTED 30 Aug 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Two inversions, an 87-degree first drop and speeds of up to 58mph await thrill seekers
Six Flags Great Adventure is home to the best and most innovative rollercoasters
– John Winkler
Six Flags has announced plans to build the world's tallest, fastest and longest single-rail rollercoaster, with the new attraction coming to the operator's Mew Jersey theme park, Six Flags Great Adventure, in mid-2020.

The Jersey Devil Coaster – inspired by a centuries-old local legend of a beast with curled horns that soars through the New Jersey Pine Barrens forests in the dark of night before attacking its prey – features 3,000ft (914m) of single-rail track, including a towering 130ft (40m) lift hill, and top speeds of 58mph (93.3km/h).

The ride will include an 87-degree first drop, raven dive and overbank cutback, and two inversions, including a 180-degree stall and zero-gravity roll. There will be four trains, each carrying up to 12 riders, sitting in line and straddling the monorail track. Riders must be at least 48-inches in height.

Six Flags will build the coaster along the lakefront, near to its Safari Kids and Congo Rapids attractions – the area that modern folklore places the Jersey Devil monster in.

"Jersey Devil folklore has been a source of fear and intrigue here in the Pine Barrens for more than 200 years, and this iconic piece of New Jersey history inspired the design for this monstrous scream machine," said John Winkler, president of the Six Flags Great Adventure park.
Each trains takes 12 riders, who sit astride the monorail
The ride includes a 180-degree stall and zero-gravity roll
Jersey Devil will swoop and soar through the New Jersey Pine Barrens on 3,000ft of track
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Six Flags Great Adventure announces plans for record-breaking coaster
POSTED 30 Aug 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Two inversions, an 87-degree first drop and speeds of up to 58mph await thrill seekers
Six Flags Great Adventure is home to the best and most innovative rollercoasters
– John Winkler
Six Flags has announced plans to build the world's tallest, fastest and longest single-rail rollercoaster, with the new attraction coming to the operator's Mew Jersey theme park, Six Flags Great Adventure, in mid-2020.

The Jersey Devil Coaster – inspired by a centuries-old local legend of a beast with curled horns that soars through the New Jersey Pine Barrens forests in the dark of night before attacking its prey – features 3,000ft (914m) of single-rail track, including a towering 130ft (40m) lift hill, and top speeds of 58mph (93.3km/h).

The ride will include an 87-degree first drop, raven dive and overbank cutback, and two inversions, including a 180-degree stall and zero-gravity roll. There will be four trains, each carrying up to 12 riders, sitting in line and straddling the monorail track. Riders must be at least 48-inches in height.

Six Flags will build the coaster along the lakefront, near to its Safari Kids and Congo Rapids attractions – the area that modern folklore places the Jersey Devil monster in.

"Jersey Devil folklore has been a source of fear and intrigue here in the Pine Barrens for more than 200 years, and this iconic piece of New Jersey history inspired the design for this monstrous scream machine," said John Winkler, president of the Six Flags Great Adventure park.
Each trains takes 12 riders, who sit astride the monorail
The ride includes a 180-degree stall and zero-gravity roll
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