Disaster Transport was Cedar Point's indoor roller coaster. The ride was built in 1985 as Avalanche Run. In 1990, the ride was enclosed, themed and renamed Disaster Transport. The ride was removed in 2012 to make room for GateKeeper.
Disaster Transport was a great family roller coaster. It wasn't too high and it was the fastest either. It was a great starter ride. Disaster Transport was many people's first big roller coaster.
The 1980s was a huge decade of growth for Cedar Point. Ocean Motion started sailing the high seas in 1981. In 1982, guests were treated to Cedar Point's newest log flume technology with White Water Landing. In 1983, Demon Drop began dropping riders from its 131-foot tall tower. Avalanche Run opened in 1985 as the first bobsled roller coaster in the Midwest. In 1986 Thunder Canyon treated guests to a true river rafting experience. Iron Dragon was the first successful suspended roller coaster in the region When it opened in 1987, Guests began to be soaked daily at Soak City Water Park in 1988. In 1989 Magnum XL-200 became the tallest, fastest, and steepest roller coaster in the world. With all these new and big improvements, the best was yet to come.