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Last Updated: Saturday May 21 2005 13:49 GMT

In pictures: World's tallest rollercoaster

The world's tallest and fastest rollercoaster, Kingda Ka, has opened in Jackson, New Jersey, US
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The world's tallest and fastest rollercoaster, Kingda Ka, has opened in Jackson, New Jersey, US
It shoots riders up to 456 feet to a hair-raising 128mph in just 3.5 seconds
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It shoots riders up to 456 feet to a hair-raising 128mph in just 3.5 seconds
These riders get prepared for the big drop
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These riders get prepared for the big drop
Going, going, going...
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Going, going, going...
Gone. Along with their lunch...
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Gone. Along with their lunch...
They seem to be enjoying it though. The ride cost a whopping 13m to build
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They seem to be enjoying it though. The ride cost a whopping 13m to build
There's even a twist at the bottom while you're travelling at 100mph. Gulp!
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There's even a twist at the bottom while you're travelling at 100mph. Gulp!


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