Advanced Dark Ride System


Advanced Dark Ride

ZIERER’s Advanced Dark Ride System presents a rail-guided vehicle and track system, which offers the possibilities for Pitch & Roll as well as rotating.

The facility comprises various different varities for track layout (e.g. single and two storey operation with different numbers of vehicles (from 7 to 9), which are currently approx. 3.5 m long and 2.5 m wide, including decoration. Each vehicle has 2 rows of seats for 4 persons.

Supplementary to the ZIERER technology, the vehicle also includes the complete equipment for the show, that can be sub-delivered by any media partner, freely choosen by the customer.

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Advanced Dark Ride System
Advanced Dark Ride System
Advanced Dark Ride System
Advanced Dark Ride System

Following are three possible alternatives for layout, number of vehicles & scenes:

Technical Data / Dimensions

7 vehicles with 5 scenes – 2 storey operation via scissor lifts

  • Width: approx. 22 m
  • Depth: approx. 25 m
  • Total height: approx. 3.5 meters (including clearance profile)
  • Height of each storey: 4 to 5 meters (to be discussed)
  • Track: total: approx. 95 meters, whereas approx. 55 m will be on first level. Two storey operation possible via two scissor lifts!
  • Dark Ride Cars: 7 vehicles / 2 seating rows, with 4 seats each
  • Special effect: Pitch & Roll (max. inclination of +/-7° each); 360° Rotation (1 x 6 KW electrical drive)

8 vehicles with 5 scenes – Single storey operation

  • Width: approx. 50 m
  • Depth: approx. 25 m
  • Total height: approx. 3.5 meters (including clearance envelope)
  • Track: approx. 110 meters, all in one (same) level
  • Dark Ride Cars: 8 vehicles / 2 seating rows, with 4 seats each
  • Special effect: Pitch & Roll (max. inclination of +/-7° each); 360° Rotation (1 x 6 KW electrical drive)

9 vehicles with 6 scenes – Single storey operation

  • Width: approx. 42 m
  • Depth: approx. 36 m
  • Total height: approx. 3.5 meters (including clearance profile)
  • Track: approx. 96 meters, all in one (same) level
  • Dark Ride Cars: 9 vehicles/ 2 seating rows, with 4 seats each
  • Special Effect: Pitch & Roll (max. inclination of +/-7° each); 360° Rotation (1 x 6 KW electrical drive)