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|Tom & Jerry
|Previously known as Boardwalk Canyon Blaster at Six Flags Fiesta Texas (2000-2001) (unbuilt)
|Parque Warner Madrid
|Parque Warner Madrid
|6 April 2002
|Steel – Family
|26 ft (7.9 m)
|1,181 ft (360 m)
|22 mph (35 km/h)
|1250 riders per hour
|Tom & Jerry at RCDB
Tom & Jerry is a steel, sit-down roller coaster at Parque Warner Madrid near Madrid, Spain. The coaster is named and themed after Warner Bros.' Tom and Jerry franchise.
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The roller coaster (then under the name Boardwalk Canyon Blaster) was on the 2000 park map at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. However, it was never built at Fiesta Texas, as the park exceeded its yearly budget.The coaster would sit in storage in the employee parking lot behind Poltergeist for the rest of the 2000 season.
In 2001, the ride was relocated to then under construction Parque Warner Madrid (then known as Warner Bros. Movie World Madrid), where it was assembled and opened as Tom & Jerry when the park opened on 6 April 2002.
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