This article is about the RCT2 and RCTC variety. For the RCT1 variety, see Steel Mini Roller Coaster.

The Junior Coaster is a type of roller coaster. It is a cheap type of roller coaster that is generally available at the start of a scenario. It's intended to be used for gentle tracks, hence the name 'Junior Roller Coaster'. The vehicle designs are also kid-friendly, coming in shapes like ladybirds and pandas.


Track has steel running rails with cross-bracing. Supports are made of square section posts. Trains are held on the track by wheels above, below, and outside the running rails.

Special Track Elements

  • Banked curves
  • Helix
  • Curved lift hill
  • Booster (OpenRCT2 and RCTC only)


  • Maximum track slope - 25°
  • Lift hill maximum slope - 25° (straight and curved)
  • Maximum height above ground - 13 metres (65 feet)


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Ladybird Trains RCT2 Icon

Ladybird Trains
(Steel Mini Roller Coaster) (RCT1)
(Junior Roller Coaster) (RCT2)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

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Log Trains RCT2 Icon

Log Trains
(Steel Mini Roller Coaster) (RCT1)
(Junior Roller Coaster) (RCT2)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

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Panda Trains RCT2 Icon

Panda Trains
(Junior Roller Coaster)

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Witchity Grub Ride RCT2 Icon

Witchity Grub Ride
(Junior Roller Coaster)
Wacky Worlds

Operating Modes

  • Continuous circuit mode
  • Reversed-Incline launched shuttle mode (OpenRCT2 only)
  • Continuous circuit blocked section mode

Pre-built designs

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2

Build menu only
  • Chocolate Log
  • Crazy Caterpillar
  • Mango Muncher

Other Information

  • Cheaper than other types of roller coasters, but can't be built as tall.
  • This ride is stylistically very similar to the Steel Mini Roller Coaster in RCT1.


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