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General
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Park Calaway Park
Location CanadaCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened 1981
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Builder
Designer
Type Steel
Type
Model Corkscrew
Riders per train 24
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system Chain Lift
Height
Drop 70 feet
Top speed
Length
Dimensions
Duration
Inversions 2
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force



Vortex is an Arrow Dynamics sit-down roller coaster located at Calaway Park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. When it opened, it was named "Turn Of The Century" and was painted black. At some point later in its life, it was renamed "Corkscrew". In 2004, the ride was renamed "Vortex" with the new catchphrase "Fun From The Bottom Of Your Stomach".

DesignEdit

Elements

Double Corkscrew

Green supports with turquoise track.

TrainsEdit

6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train

Photo GalleryEdit

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