Test runs start on Kings Island's giga coaster, Orion

February 22, 2020, 10:08 PM · America's next giga coaster has begin testing. Kings Island today released video of the first test run on Orion, its new Bolliger & Mabillard giga coaster.

Orion will feature a 5,321-foot track with coasters hitting a top speed of over 90 miles per hour. The 300-foot coaster opens with the Cincinnati-area park's 2020 season on April 11.

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February 24, 2020 at 4:28 PM

Awesome! Would be nice to have a giga coaster in Florida (SWO or BGT).

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