Silver Star is a roller coaster located at Europa-Park, a theme park in Rust, Germany. The coaster has a height of 239 ft , placing it in the hyper coaster category. Although it is one of Bolliger & Mabillard's tallest coasters, it was surpassed as the tallest in Europe by Shambhala: Expedición al Himalaya at PortAventura in 2012 . Signs in the queuing area claim a maximum speed of 130 km/h, with a maximum of 4G vertical forces. Silver Star has 3 trains which seat 36 people each, giving an hourly capacity of 1,750 passengers. This hypercoaster is situated in the French area of Europa Park and is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz.
Silver Star features no inversions, but many hills. After the first drop, the train travels leftwards and up onto the first camel back, and then a second. The train performs a 180 degree return in a Horseshoe-element, then continues onto another camel back followed by a mid-course brake segment. A 270 degree upwards turn brings the train back under the lifthill and onto one last camel back. A S-bend brings the train to the on-ride photo and final brake run.
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