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T Express
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General
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Park Everland
Location Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened March 14, 2008
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin AG
Builder
Designer Werner Stengel
Type
Type Wooden (Prefabricated Track)
Model
Riders per train 36
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system Chain Lift
Height 183.8 feet
Drop 150.9 feet
Top speed 64.6 mph
Length 5,383.8 feet
Dimensions
Duration
Inversions 0
Steepest drop 77 degrees
Maximum g-force



T Express is a wooden roller coaster located in the European Adventure section of Everland in Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. It is currently the steepest wooden roller coaster, at 77 degrees, beating El Toro by one degree. It is the first wooden roller coaster in South Korea, and the fourth prefabricated wooden roller coaster built by Intamin AG. It is also the first of its type in Asia, and the first to use three trains.

The ride brought a large attendance increase to Everland, including 14% more college students and 73% more teenagers.

DesignEdit

The ride features several high-speed turns and air-time hills. It also has a mid-course brake run.

TrainsEdit

3 trains with 6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 36 riders per train

RankingsEdit

Mitch Hawker's Best Roller Coaster Poll
Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 Ref.
Ranking 1 3 1* 2 [1]

*Tied with El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure

ReferencesEdit

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