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Halfpipe

Halfpipe uses Linear Induction Motors (LIMs) to propel the single car.  LIMs create electro-magnetic propulsion to launch the car out of the station.

The car is launched up each tower about five times.  It only reaches the top of the spikes a couple of times during each ride cycle.

LIM powered coaster by Intamin

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2012 by Joel A. Rogers