Ride of Steel

Darien Lake
Ride typeHyper Coaster
BuilderIntamin Amusement Rides
ModelMega Coaster
DesignerIng.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Current statusOperating
Opening date05/15/1999
Track length5400 '
Maximum speed73 mph
Height208 '
Highest drop205 '
Angle of descent68 degrees.
Riding time2:02 min.
Coacheseight four-passenger (2x2)
Number of trains2
Capacity1152 riders/hour
Riding restrictionsAt least 48 "
Soar like the Man of Steel on Superman, a high-speed U-shaped LIM coaster. Reaching speeds of 70 mph, it takes you spiraling up to the sky, and then screaming back down - in reverse! It's the world's first vertical spiraling coaster!
Former names:
Superman - Ride Of Steel (from 1999 until 2006)