Flash Pass Attraction
Track Type: Steel
Opened: April 27th, 2001
Highest Point: 245 Feet
Highest Drop: 255 Feet
Ride Length: 5,312 Feet
Maximum Speed: 88 MPH
Number of Trains: 3
Number of Cars Per Train: 5
Passengers Per Car: 6
Passengers Per Hour: 1,600
Ride Colors: Orange Track, Teal Supports
Goliath, located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, is actually quite similar to Titan at Six Flags Over Texas.
Both coasters look nearly identically the same all the way down to the track colors. The differences are in the fine details. Titan actually stands 10 feet taller than Goliath (though Goliath's deeper tunnel gives the ride the same 255-foot drop). Titan's path into the midcourse brake run is also a helix while Goliath simply banks to the left to enter it's brake run.
Ever see Six Flags commercials throughout the park and on television and think you are seeing Titan? You are most likely actually seeing Goliath.
A True Giant
Standing at 245 feet tall, Titan is the tallest roller coaster in the state of Texas. The actual first drop is 255 feet with the addition of a 10-foot underground tunnel.
The layout of the ride is so large that it spans out over the park's employee entrance and near the overflow parking lot.
In the summer, Titan can reach speeds of over 90 MPH. These speeds are enough to melt the wheels on the train. However, Six Flags has installed a misting system to ensure that the wheels always stay cool enough for safe operation.
The ride came in at a total cost of $25 million and was added to the park as part of Six Flags Over Texas' 40th anniversary season.