California's Flags Great America breaks ground on new roller coaster "Rail Blazer"

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KGO) -- Today is National Roller Coaster Day and to celebrate the occasion California's Great America in Santa Clara is breaking ground on a new ride for 2018.

The amusement park released video of what the ride will look like once it's complete.

Officials say it's a trail blazing single rail coaster called "Rail Blazer". The first drop is 90-degrees!

It will be the 15th roller coaster in the park's history. 2018 season passes for California's Great America go on sale Wednesday.
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