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Linnanmäki Discussion Thread

Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:43 pm

This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at Linnanmäki, this thread is designed to consolidate it all into one user-friendly thread. Feel free to use it to post updates, trip reports, questions, comments, and of course, general discussion. For pictures and videos of the park as well as past updates, see TPR's Park Index Page.

Official Park Website

Below are some links to past updates from the park, you may be interested in. Enjoy!

--Robb
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2006
July 9th, 2006 - Linnanmäki to add Intamin Ball Coaster named "Kirnu" in 2007!

2007
March 13th, 2010 - Kirnu completely assembled already!

2010
April 20th, 2010 - Linnanmäki to build two new coasters!
April 23rd, 2010 - Pilotto 'baby aviator' coaster built at Linnanmäki
May 6th, 2010 - Linnanmäki to get heavy metal dinosaur band Hevisaurus
October 5th, 2010 - New Maurer Sohne Skyloop coming to Linnanmäki

2011
February 27th, 2011 - Skyloop construction update posted!
March 27th, 2011 - 'Ukko' Skyloop construction now complete!
May 1st, 2011 - Ukko up close! Ride to open on May 27th!

2012
May 30th, 2012 - Linnanmäki gets its own Angry Birds attraction
The park Ghost Train "Kummitusjuna" is being refurbished

2014
75 meter drop tower announced for 2014

2017
April 9th, 2017 - a look at 2017's new ride

2018
March 24th, 2018 - "Taiga" Intamin launch coaster announced for 2019!


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Original Post:

RCDB says that Linnanmäki in Finland will be getting an Intamin Ball Coaster for 2007. The coaster will be called Kirnu.

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Last edited by jedimaster1227 on Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:38 am.

Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:54 pm

Awesome! Good thing I put off Finland for another year. I wonder if this is the prototype that Intamin made...

Although for 3 million euros and 456 feet, I doubt it.

Go Suomi!
-Don

Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:56 pm

That's cool. Its a small coaster, but it fits perfect with the park.

Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:17 pm

Awesome! That will make our 2008 TPR Scandiavian trip that much better!

--Robb "And who knows what else those parks might get by then!" Alvey

Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:21 pm

I only hope it can get Dan as wet as the water coaster! :b

Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:27 pm

Ball coaster? What's that?

Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:33 pm

http://www.coastersandmore.de/rides/eas06/eas06e_1.php

Go almost all the way to the bottom. Picture a cross between the Intamin Impulses, X and the X-Cars.

Sun Jul 09, 2006 5:07 pm

Holy Volkswagon on a stick! That thing is real?! I thought it was just some freaky concept that RCT3 descided to make. and not make well, if I may say so myself.

what is that site anyway? seems to be all sorts of awsome prototypes Ive never heard of here

Sun Jul 09, 2006 9:22 pm

robbalvey wrote:Awesome! That will make our 2008 TPR Scandiavian trip that much better!


I don't know about any of that 2007 stuff--but I am so going on the Scandinavian trip!


Erik "first name's Norse,
last name's Danish" Elness

Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:02 pm

FLIPDUDE wrote:what is that site anyway? seems to be all sorts of awsome prototypes Ive never heard of here


German site, that is mainly just coverage of one of the trade shows in Europe ... much like IAAPA.
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