Vortex is one of seven stand-up coasters built by
B&M. All of the rides are still operating, but
two of them have been relocated, and three of them have been converted to floorless coasters with the addition of new trains. Here are
details about the other six coasters besides Vortex:
- Iron Wolf (1990-2011) at
Six Flags Great America. This
was the first coaster built by
Apocalypse (2012-present) at
Six Flags America. In 2019, it was
renamed Firebird and received floorless trains. New trains are one row shorter than the original stand-up trains.
Vortex (1991-present) at
California's Great America. In 2017, it was renamed
Patriot and received floorless trains.
- Mantis (1996-present) at
Cedar Point. In 2015, it was renamed
Rougarou and received floorless trains.
- Chang (1997-2009) at
Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Green Lantern (2011-present) at
Six Flags Great Adventure
- Riddler's Revenge (1998-present) at
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Georgia Scorcher (1999-present) at
Six Flags Over Georgia
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