Nick Paradise (Kennywood Park)

Kennywood Debuts Car Design Of Steelers-Themed Roller Coaster

"The Steel Curtain" debuts in 2019

November 13, 2018 - 2:32 pm
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ORLANDO (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Kennywood has unveiled the coaster cars for the new Steel Curtain roller coaster that will open in 2019.

The four-person seats feature a football design. The front of the car looks like the front of a Steelers helmet with the number 33 is on it (the Steelers were founded in 1933).

The cars made their debut during the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions expo in Orlando, FL Tuesday.

“The Steel Curtain” will be a part of the larger “Steelers Country” that will occupy about three acres of Kennywood.

Take a virtual ride on "The Steel Curtain"

Fans will go through a tunnel to enter “Steelers Country” into a welcome plaza that will feature a Steelers logo water feature, a dining area called the “End Zone Café” and other outdoor places to get food.

There will also be Steeler themed midway games and a Steelers experience building that give kids and adult a chance to test their football skills.

The 3-acre area should be completed by the beginning of the 2019 season, "bringing parkgoers into the excitement of professional sports like never before." 

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