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Thunderbolt (credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island’s Luna Park To Get New Roller Coaster

The Thunderbolt will take riders on a vertical lift, a 115-foot vertical drop, then a 100-foot vertical loop and five inversions. It will be the first coaster to include a loop since 1910, except for a very short-lived one in the 1980s.

03/10/2014

Rendering of new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster. (credit: NYCEDC)

New Roller Coaster Slated To Open On Coney Island

The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

06/11/2013

New York City Buys Historic Coney Island Tract

Former Coney Island Roller Coaster Site For Sale

The former 3-acre site of a roller coaster at Coney Island is back on the market.

03/04/2011