T Express

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T Express
T Express Everland Resort.jpg
Park section European Adventure
Coordinates 37°17′23″N 127°12′09″E / 37.289818°N 127.202438°E / 37.289818; 127.202438Coordinates: 37°17′23″N 127°12′09″E / 37.289818°N 127.202438°E / 37.289818; 127.202438
Status Operating
Opening date March 14, 2008 (2008-03-14)
General statistics
Type Wood
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer Werner Stengel
Model Wooden Coaster (Prefabricated Track)
Track layout terrain
Lift/launch system Cable lift
Height 56.02 m (183.8 ft)
Drop 45.99 m (150.9 ft)
Length 1,641 m (5,384 ft)
Speed 103.9 km/h (64.6 mph)
Inversions 0
Max vertical angle 77°
T Express at RCDB
Pictures of T Express at RCDB

T Express is a wooden roller coaster at Everland in Yongin, South Korea. It is South Korea's first wooden coaster, Intamin's fourth wooden coaster with prefabricated track, the first ride of this type in Asia, and the first to utilize three trains. It is world's fourth steepest wooden roller coaster. It is also the world's ninth fastest, fourth tallest, and sixth longest wooden coaster. It is also built on a hillside, the layout taking advantage of the terrain.

T Express, September 2008

T Express was ranked as the world's best wooden coaster in Mitch Hawker's online poll in 2008 and 2010.

The biggest change brought by T Express was an increase in the number of customers, especially teenagers and university students. The number of college students increased by 14%, and teenagers by 73% according to Everland statistics.[1]

Rocky Mountain Construction, an Idaho-based manufacturing firm, assisted with the construction of the ride.[2]


Mitch Hawker's Best Roller Coaster Poll: Best wood-Tracked Roller Coaster[3]
Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ranking 1 3 1 (tie) 2 2 2


  1. ^ "Everland PRcenter" (Press release). Archived from the original on 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Clients & Portfolio". Rocky Mountain Construction. Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ Hawker, Mitch. "Wooden Roller Coaster Poll 20 Year Results Table (1994–2013)". Best Roller Coaster Poll. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 

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