Pikajuna

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Pikajuna
Linnanmäki
Coordinates 60°11′15″N 24°56′17″E / 60.18750°N 24.93806°E / 60.18750; 24.93806Coordinates: 60°11′15″N 24°56′17″E / 60.18750°N 24.93806°E / 60.18750; 24.93806
Status Operating
Opening date 1990
General statistics
Type Steel
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Model Powered Coaster
Height 23 ft (7.0 m)
Length 961.3 ft (293.0 m)
Speed 23 mph (37 km/h)
Inversions 0
Duration 1:35
Pikajuna at RCDB
Pictures of Pikajuna at RCDB

Pikajuna is a powered roller coaster located at Linnanmäki in Helsinki. It was known as City Express during 1990–2003 seasons, but when Linnanmäki started a new naming policy in 2004, using only Finnish names for its rides, the ride was renamed Pikajuna. Pikajuna means "Express Train" in Finnish.