The much anticipated Jersey Devil Coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure took its first full test run on May 21 which marks a very important milestone for the triple record breaking coaster.
The Jersey Devil coaster which was originally slated to open in 2020 and then postponed due to COVID-19 closures, is now planned to debut in 2021. The Jersey Devil Coaster will hold three records when it opens as it will be the world’s tallest, fastest, and longest single-rail coaster.
The coaster will take guests on a thrilling ride, beginning with a 130 foot lift hill that leads straight into a 87-degree first drop and overbank cutback. It then twists and turns through three inversions over 3,000 feet of track through the dark woods reaching speeds of up to 58mph.
In order to successfully test this coaster, "Water people" were used to simulate human weight in the roller coaster trains. as The Jersey Devil Coaster went on its first full test of the track. An official POV of The Jersey Devil Coaster's first full test run of the track is embedded below:
This POV really captures the intensity of The Jersey Devil Coaster including its inversions and the speed that it reaches. An aerial video of the coaster, captured by a drone, completing its test run is also embedded below, this video really highlights the scale of this new record breaking coaster:
For those of you who would like to see more, below are some official photos from Six Flags Great Adventure to give you a further look at what you have in store when you get to ride The Jersey Devil Coaster in the near future:
The above image shows the 87-degree first drop and the photo below shows the 180-degree stall.
The Raven Dive, shown below is sure to be a thrilling part of the experience:
The image below definitely captures the sheer scale of The Jersey Devil Coaster:
With the exciting news that the first full test run of The Jersey Devil Coaster has now been completed this gives eager fans hope that an opening for this much anticipated ride should be fairly imminent. We will be sure to update you as soon as the official opening date is announced. Let us know if you are excited about The Jersey Devil Coaster by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page.