Fact File: The Smiler
First Installed 2013
Project Name Secret Weapon 7
Opening Date 31st May 2013
Location X-Sector
Cost £18 million
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Designer John Wardley
Stations 1
Track Length 1,170 metres
Ride Height 22.15 metres
Maximum Speed 53 mph (85 km/h)
Ride Duration Approx. 2 minutes, 45 seconds
Queue Time 60-180 minutes
Seating Arrangement 4 rows per train, 4 seats per row
When To Ride Early morning or at the end of the day
Restraint Type Over the shoulder
Height Restriction Must be at least 1.4 metres
Property Security Baggage hold located in station building
First Timers Sit Middle of row, middle of train
Thrill Seekers Sit Edge seat on front or back row
Single Rider Queue Yes
Ride Photography Yes, photo booth in exit shop