Construction underway for Kings Island's new coaster Banshee - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Construction continues on Kings Island's new coaster

MASON, OH (FOX19) -

Construction is underway for the new Banshee roller coaster at Kings Island. 

Steel supports for the track, ride station and train transfer and maintenance area have arrived, according to Kings Island Public Relations Manager Don Helbig. In addition, the first piece of track has been installed.

A total length of 4,124 feet, Banshee will be the longest inverted roller coaster in the world. The ride is set to open in April 2014.

Take a preview ride via Kings Island's point of view video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM7SJctRFMY

You can also read more about the coaster here: https://www.visitkingsisland.com/banshee#&panel1-1.

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