Looping Roller Coaster

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Track has a tubular steel spine, connected to the inside edges of tubular steel running rails. Supports are large tubular steel posts. Trains are held on the track by wheels above, below, and outside the running rails.

Special Track Elements[edit]

A Looping Roller Coaster in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
  • Banked Curves
  • Vertical Loop
  • Steep Twist
  • Banked Helix
  • On-Ride-Photo
  • Booster (RCT1 and OpenRCT2 only)
  • Corkscrew (RCT3 only)
  • Large Corkscrew (RCT3 only)
  • Half Loop (RCT3 only)
  • Quarter Loop (RCT3 only)


  • Banked curves - 50° banking (90° in RCT3)
  • Maximum track slope - 60° (90° in RCT3)
  • Lift hill maximum slope - 25° (60° in RCT3)
  • Maximum height above ground - 150 ft


RCT2 Icon
Looping Roller Coaster RCT2 Icon.png

Looping Roller Coaster
(Looping Roller Coaster)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

Custom Icon
Looping Roller Coaster (reversed) Custom Icon.png

Roller Coaster Train (backwards)
(Looping Roller Coaster)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

RCT2 Icon
Police Chase Coaster RCT2 Icon.png

Police Chase Coaster
(Looping Roller Coaster)
Time Twister

Operating Modes[edit]

  • Continuous circuit mode
  • Powered launch
  • Reversed-Incline launched shuttle mode

Pre-built designs[edit]

RollerCoaster Tycoon[edit]

Build menu only[edit]
  • Exterminator
  • Fizzly
  • Shuttle Loop

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2[edit]

Build menu only[edit]
  • Black Panther
  • Bumblebee
  • Deep Freeze
  • Exterminator
  • Fizzly
  • Getaway
  • Glow-Worm
  • Hedgehog
  • Jellyfish
  • Rattlesnake
  • Shockwave
  • Stingray
  • Turbine

Other Information[edit]

  • Gives a very smooth ride, and allows the design of long, fast, and twisted track layouts.
  • The difference between the Steel Roller Coaster's powered launch and the LIM Launched Roller Coaster's launch is that the train will pass through the station for the Steel Roller Coaster, which is not true of the LIM Launched Coaster's train. Another difference is that Steel Coasters can have a lift hill with chain lift later in the ride while LIM can not have chain lift at all.
  • This ride is called Steel Roller Coaster in the original RollerCoaster Tycoon.
  • The first and second games have different roller coaster train designs.

In Real Life[edit]

The Looping Coaster closely resembles the coasters designed by Schwarzkopf and Hopkins. This track type is also useful for making shuttle roller coasters like the popular Shuttle Loop model manufactured by Schwarkopf.


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