Car runs on steel girder tracks. The car is accelerated out of the station, along level track using Linear Induction Motors. It then coasts up the vertical section of track, and free-falls backwards down the track to return to the station.

Special Track Elements



  • Maximum Track Slope - 90°


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Reverse Freefall Coaster RCT2 Icon

Reverse Freefall Coaster
(Reverse Freefall Coaster)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

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Koala Ride RCT2 Icon

Koala Ride
(Reverse Freefall Coaster)
Wacky Worlds

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Jet Pack Booster
(Reverse Freefall Coaster)
Time Twister

Operating Modes

  • LIM powered launch

Pre-built designs

RollerCoaster Tycoon

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  • Force Nine

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2

Build menu only
  • Force Nine
  • Rocket Rush

Other information

  • The ultimate speed of this ride is controlled by the length of straight track - to achieve maximum speed, a very long length of acceleration track must be built before the slope upwards.
  • The ride is called Reverse Whoa Belly/Freefall Coaster in RCT1.
  • Track loops are not allowed on this ride.

In real life

  • There are currently 2 operating reverse freefall roller coasters in the world. One is a dueling version in Six Flags Magic Mountain (featured in RCT2), and the other one is in Dreamworld Australia. Until 16 January 2011, none of the rides had the trains run backwards, as they returned facing forward. These where manufactured by Intamin AG.
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