Space Mountain Refurbishments for September

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September is usually the time for Space Mountain to undergo some maintenance on this iconic attraction.  Refurbishment time periods have been announced:

  • September 3 to September 5 2013
  • September 10 to September 12 2013
  • September 23 to September 26 2013

In addition to the announcement regarding the closing times, there was a little more information released as to what may be done during this time.  Part of the work will involve trim brakes being added along the track with the aim of reducing the speed during parts of the ride.

For those who don’t know, “trim brakes” are sections of breaks which are intended to adjust a trains speed during it’s course, rather than bringing said train to a complete stop.  We aren’t sure why this is becoming an added feature, but it has something to do with added safety features.

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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