Cyclone Storms out of Six Flags New England

Cyclone Roller Coaster retiring at Six Flags New England


Six Flags New England retired the infamous  Cyclone on Sunday, July 20. To commemorate the special day, the property hosted state employees and American Coaster Enthusiasts to take one of the final rides on Cyclone.

Cyclone opened at Six Flags New England on June 24, 1983, and has inspired generations of coaster lovers. The concept of the attraction was based off of a popular ride at Coney Island that provided high impact thrills in a small footprint. While the current frame is different than the old attraction, Cyclone at Six Flags New England quickly established its fan base and has remained a popular and beloved coaster over the last thirty years.

“We are so pleased to be celebrating the retirement of Cyclone with some of our biggest fans from throughout New England”. Said John Winkler, Six Flags New England’s Park President. “As the Thrill Capital of New England, we are proud to continuously support state employees along with the American Coaster Enthusiasts.”

Cyclone went out with a “bang” with an exclusive firework display on July 20.

Nothing has been officially announced by Six Flags New England on what will be replacing Cyclone or whether Cyclone will receive the Rocky Mountain steel track makeover.

We will keep you posted as we hear more.

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