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Disneyland Attraction
Matterhorn Bobsleds
Riding aboard bobsleds, guests are pulled up to the top of the mountain and let loose on a wild ride back to the bottom.
ID:
TMS-485


Dates Open:
June 1959 -- 


Replaced By:


Land:
Fantasyland


Photos:
Construction: 54   Onstage: 94   Backstage: 27


Articles:
376


Ride Layout:


Ride Duration:
2 minutes


Deaths Injuries:
Deaths: 2   Injuries: 16  


USB Drive:
series2022  Chapter 2   Time Point : 01:05:46


Video Length:
24:16


Video Excerpt:
Youtube Matterhorn Bobsleds
Matterhorn Bobsleds


Rumble Link:
Matterhorn Bobsleds   External Link


Movie Tie-In:
Third Man On The Mountain   External Link


Google Maps:
Matterhorn Bobsleds   External Link


Wikipedia:
Matterhorn Bobsleds   External Link


Patents:
3114332    External Link         


SPECIFICATIONS

Theoretical Capacity:   1600 per hour
THEORETICAL CAPACITY
This figure is what the attraction should yield under ideal conditions utilizing all units in the system with no loss in efficiency at any position. This figure should be seldom or never attained. It is an ideal against which to measure.

Instantanous Capacity:   104

Audience Control Capacity:   1279

Capacity Per Unit:   4
CAPACITY PER UNIT
Capacity for each vehicle or show

Cycle Time:   4:12
CYCLE TIME
From the time a unit passes any given point in the cycle until it returns to that same point.

Unload Time:   0:10
UNLOAD TIME
From the time the guest(s) begins to unload until he is clear of the unit and the unit may be safely moved or loaded.

Load Time:   0:10
LOAD TIME
From the time the guest(s) begins to enter the unit until the guest(s) is seated and the unit is safe to dispatch.

Trip Time:   2:22
TRIP TIME
From dispatch to unload.

Dispatch Interval:   0:18
DISPATCH INTERVAL
The time interval between the dispatching of units.

Trips Per Hour:   200

Distance:   2068 feet

Speed:   9.90 MPH

Queue Factor:   20-30 min
QUEUE FACTOR
Average wait time; the number of minutes from the time a guest steps into a line until he actually sets foot on an attraction. 1965

Attendance Factor:   52.6%
ATTENDANCE FACTOR
(Total Guests Carried/Total Main Gate Attendance) * 100 (1964)

Utilization Factor:   43.9%
UTILIZATION FACTOR
Capacity Percentage * Attendance Percentage (1964)

NOTES:

Distance Traveled: 2068 feet (A side) 2172 (B side)

Speed: 9.9MPH (A side) 10.2MPH (B side)

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