The Roller Coaster is an amusement park ride. It is usually a small train. It has a number of carriages that travels on a track. The track can be made from wood or steel. People ride along the track in open cars. The roller coaster design patent in 1865, by Anna Thompson. Some roller coaster runs with a single car and some run with two cars. Roller Coaster rides are extremely awesome and exciting. Some roller coaster is especially for children, so they don’t run very fast. Riders are generally held in place with the belt. Some roller coasters stand up or lie down. Both steel and wooden roller coaster can turn riders upside down. We have listed 9 top roller coasters in the world below:
1. Superman The Ride – It is steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam. The height of this roller coaster is 208 foot and one mile of track. It has been voted the number one steel roller coaster in the world five times since 2003. The track was originally painted red with blue supports to fit the theme of the Superman.
2. Desperado – The roller coaster opened to the public on August 11, 1994. Desperado was one of the tallest roller coasters in the world at the time of being built. Its height is approximately 209 feet and a top speed around 80 mph.
3. Fujiyama – It is named after the iconic Mount Fuji. It is steel roller coaster and it is located in Japan. The height of this roller coaster is 259 feet. Fujiyama set no world record for roller coaster speed.
3. Titan – It is a steel hyper coaster located at Texas.It is the combination of an out and back roller coaster. The height of this is 255 foot.
4. Goliath – it is made by Giovanna of Switzerland. The height of this coaster is 255 foot and the speed is 90.2 mph. It has 1600 passengers per hour capacity. There are three five-car 30-passenger trains, with two side by side seating.
5. Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure – It is steel accelerator roller coaster in united states. This is the world’s second fastest roller coaster. The train is launched by hydraulic launch mechanism to 206 km/h in 3.5 seconds. Its height is 456 feet.
6. Top Thrill Dragster, Cedar Point – It is steel accelerator roller coaster in the United States. In 2003, it was the first full circuit roller coaster to exceed 400 feet (120 m) in height. It was the second hydraulically-launched roller coaster. The speed of this coaster is 120 miles per hour.
7. Tower of Terror II, Dreamworld – It is a steel roller coaster located at Dreamland amusement park. When the tower opened, it was the first roller coaster in the world to reach 160.9 Kmph speeds making it the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world.
8. Fury 325, Carowinds – It is steel roller coaster in Carolina. The height of 325 feet making it the second tallest and the fastest coaster in the world. Riders reach speed up to 95 miles per hour.
9. Steel Dragon 2000 – It is a world’s tallest complete circuit coaster. It lost these records in height in 2003. The building of Steel Dragon 2000 required far more steel than other coasters for earthquake protection.