Thunder Express



Current Top 100 rank None
Height 32 feet / 9.8 meters
Speed 37 mph / 59.5 km/h
Track length 2,349 feet / 716.0 meters
Vehicles 2
Riders per vehicle 30
Ride time 3:00
Notes Originally was the second track of the River King Mine Ride at Six Flags St. Louis. Then ran as Thunder Express at Dollywood before being bought by Magic Springs.
Ride types Mine Train
Manufacturers/designers Arrow

Location and name history

Name Park Opened Closed
Thunder Express Dollywood 1989 1998
River King Mine Ride Six Flags St. Louis 1971 1987
Big Bad John Magic Springs and Crystal Falls 2002

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