Ednör – L'Attaque

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Ednör - L'Attaque
Ednör - L'Attaque (Opposite Lake View May 15 2010).jpg
Ednör - L'Attaque as seen from the opposite side of Lac des Dauphins
Previously known as Serial Thriller at Six Flags AstroWorld
La Ronde
Coordinates45°31′33″N 73°32′12″W / 45.5259°N 73.5367°W / 45.5259; -73.5367Coordinates: 45°31′33″N 73°32′12″W / 45.5259°N 73.5367°W / 45.5259; -73.5367
StatusOperating
Opening dateMay 15, 2010
Cost$10 Million
Six Flags AstroWorld
Coordinates29°40′39″N 95°24′24″W / 29.6774°N 95.4066°W / 29.6774; -95.4066
StatusRelocated to Great Escape: 2005
Relocated to La Ronde: 2009
Opening dateMay 29, 1999
Closing dateOctober 30, 2005
General statistics
TypeSteel – Inverted
ManufacturerVekoma
ModelSLC (689m Standard)
Lift/launch systemLift chain
Height109.3 ft (33.3 m)
Drop27.7 m (91 ft)
Length2,260.5 ft (689.0 m)
Speed49.7 mph (80.0 km/h)
Inversions5
Duration1 min, 36 sec
Max vertical angle59°
Capacity1040 riders per hour
G-force3.1
Height restriction52 in (132 cm)
Trains2 trains with 10 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 20 riders per train.
Flash Pass Available
Ednör - L'Attaque at RCDB
Pictures of Ednör - L'Attaque at RCDB

Ednör – L'Attaque is a steel inverted roller coaster at La Ronde in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Built by Vekoma, it is a standard Suspended Looping Coaster (SLC).

History[edit]

Operation at AstroWorld[edit]

This ride originally opened on May 29, 1999 at Six Flags AstroWorld under the name Serial Thriller. It replaced the popular Excalibur coaster. It was also one of the last coasters to be added to the park before its demolition. The ride closed along with the rest of the park at the end of the operating season on October 30, 2005.

Relocation[edit]

The ride was dismantled and moved to Great Escape in Queensbury, New York between late 2005 and 2009 where it laid in storage.

Reopening at La Ronde[edit]

Ednör – L'Attaque when it was known as Serial Thriller at AstroWorld

In September 2009, the parts of Serial Thriller were removed from storage at The Great Escape and were shipped off to La Ronde in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where they were displayed in the entrance area.

Between February and April 2010, it was installed over the Lac des Dauphins where it has since operated.

On April 15, 2010, La Ronde announced that the new name for the ride would be Ednör - L'Attaque, based on a fictional sea monster appearance in the Lac des Dauphins. The name comes from the word Ronde spelled backwards. It features a pre-show that talks about various sea monsters around the world. The ride features special effects from the monster itself, such as a misty area surrounding the ride.

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