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Batman: The Ride
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A vertical loop and corkscrew on the ride at Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Park section Yankee Harbor
Coordinates 42°22′5.79″N 87°56′1.42″W / 42.3682750°N 87.9337278°W / 42.3682750; -87.9337278
Status Operating
Soft operation date May 2, 1992 (1992-05-02)
Opening date May 9, 1992 (1992-05-09)
Replaced Tidal Wave
Six Flags Great Adventure
Park section Movie Town
Coordinates 40°8′8.73″N 74°26′38.05″W / 40.1357583°N 74.4439028°W / 40.1357583; -74.4439028
Status Operating
Opening date May 1, 1993 (1993-05-01)
Replaced Lightnin' Loops
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Park section DC Universe
Coordinates 34°25′33″N 118°36′03″W / 34.425854°N 118.600778°W / 34.425854; -118.600778
Status Operating
Opening date March 26, 1994 (1994-03-26)
Six Flags St. Louis
Park section Studio Backlot
Coordinates 38°30′49″N 90°40′24″W / 38.513535°N 90.673207°W / 38.513535; -90.673207
Status Operating
Opening date April 22, 1995 (1995-04-22)
Six Flags Over Georgia
Park section Gotham City
Coordinates 33°46′10″N 84°32′47″W / 33.769495°N 84.546366°W / 33.769495; -84.546366
Status Operating
Opening date May 3, 1997 (1997-05-03)
Six Flags Over Texas
Park section Gotham City
Coordinates 32°45′30.31″N 97°3′59.93″W / 32.7584194°N 97.0666472°W / 32.7584194; -97.0666472
Status Operating
Opening date May 26, 1999 (1999-05-26)
Parque Warner Madrid
Park section DC Super Heroes World
Coordinates 40°13′41″N 3°35′33″W / 40.228183°N 3.592378°W / 40.228183; -3.592378
Status Operating
Opening date April 6, 2002 (2002-04-06)
Six Flags New Orleans
Park section DC Comics Super Heroes Adventures
Coordinates 30°02′59″N 89°56′05″W / 30.049732°N 89.934758°W / 30.049732; -89.934758
Status Relocated to Six Flags Fiesta Texas where it operates as Goliath
Opening date April 12, 2003 (2003-04-12)
Closing date August 21, 2005 (2005-08-21)
General statistics
Type Steel – Inverted
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer Werner Stengel
Model Inverted Coaster – Batman
Lift/launch system Chain lift hill
Inversions 5
Duration 1:45
Capacity 1280–1400 riders per hour
G-force 4
Restraint Style Over-the-shoulder
Height restriction 54 in (137 cm)
Trains 2 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Height 100 or 105 ft (30 or 32 m)
Length 2,693 or 2,700 ft (821 or 823 m)
Speed 50 mph (80 km/h)
Drop 84.5 ft
Flash Pass available

Batman: The Ride is a steel inverted roller coaster found in Six Flags theme parks. It was built by Bolliger & Mabillard. The rides rise to heights of 100 feet (30 m) and reaches top speeds of 50 miles per hour (80 km/h). The original roller coaster at Six Flags Great America was partially designed by the park's manager Jim Wintrode. Batman: The Ride was the world's first inverted roller coaster when it opened in 1992. It has since been awarded Coaster Landmark status by the American Coaster Enthusiasts. Its theme is based on the first Batman film. Clones of the ride exist at amusement parks around the world.

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