- List of roller coaster records
This list of roller coaster records provides data on current record-holding roller coasters, runners-up, and previous record holders.
Tallest steel roller coasters
These are the tallest continuous-circuit ["" at
Six Flags Magic Mountainis convert|415|ft|m tall and Tower of Terror at Dreamworldis convert|377|ft|m tall, but since these are not continuous-circuit coasters, the cars on both rides go to a height of only about convert|328|ft|m.] steel roller coasters in the world.
Tallest wooden roller coaster drops
Fastest wooden roller coasters
Colossusat Thorpe Parkin Surrey, UK was the first rollercoaster to feature ten inversions, the most inversions on a rollercoaster.
Thorpe Parkis the first and only backwards in-the-dark coaster, .
The first ever rollercoaster with a vertical drop was
Oblivionat Alton Towersin Staffordshire, UK.
Most roller coasters at a single park
Oldest operating roller coasters
* Oldest wooden operating: "
Leap-The-Dips" at Lakemont Park, Pennsylvania- installed in 1902, it was closed from 1985 until 1999Urbanowicz, Steven J. (2002). "The Roller Coaster Lover's Companion;" Citadel Press, New York. ISBN 0806523093.]
*Oldest continually operating wooden : "Scenic Railway",
Luna Park, Melbourne, Australia- installed in 1912Fact|date=August 2007
*Oldest steel operating: "
Matterhorn Bobsleds", Disneyland, California- installed 1959 Urbanowicz, Steven J. (2002). "The Roller Coaster Lover's Companion;" Citadel Press, New York. ISBN 0806523093.]
History of the roller coaster
* [http://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/coasters/records/ Roller Coaster Record Book] on Ultimate Rollercoaster.com
* [http://rcdb.com/ Roller Coaster Database] - Information, statistics and photos for over 1900 roller coasters throughout the world
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