Category Archives: Monorail

New WDW Monorails

We’ve all heard about the problems with the monorails at Walt Disney World in recent years. From a piece falling off of the blue monorail, major issues leading to extended downtime for the teal monorail, and let’s not forget the doors opening while the red monorail was moving. Those are just a few of many that have occurred. So, is it time for an upgrade? According to Orlando Weekly, that might just be the case Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Monorail System

Who loves the Monorail? One of the most iconic ‘attractions’ at Disney parks is the monorail system. With around 50 million riders a year, it is one of the most heavily used monorail systems in the world. On a recent trip to WDW, I was curious how the trains in use were selected for the day, so I spoke to one the station cast members and got some interesting information about the monorail. There are currently Continue Reading

Voices Of The Monorail

Please stand clear of the doors. Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas. Disney lovers have the phrase memorized and can often be seen saying it along with the voice of the monorail. But who exactly is the voice of the monorail at Walt Disney World? Since the opening of the Magic Kingdom in 1971, there have been a total of 5 people who have voiced the ‘spiel’, as it is referred to monorail workers. Jack Continue Reading

New Security Measures Coming To The Ticket And Transportation Center Beginning Monday

Beginning on Monday, April 3rd, visitors to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will go through security metal detectors and bag checks at the Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC). Until this new measure takes effect, visitors to the Magic Kingdom that parked at the TTC, would board either the ferryboats or monorails and proceed to the front of the Magic Kingdom and go through security checks there. Beginning Mo Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 5/8/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include changes in work completion dates, the removal of completed word and the addition of new work. From Disney:  “Information and d Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 5/4/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include changes in start dates, additions to resort work, new Downtown closures and the removal of completed work.. From Disney:  “Inf Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 4/8/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include changes to resort pool work and the removal of completed work. From Disney:  “Information and dates subject to change without Continue Reading

Do You Want To Buy A Mark IV Monorail?

Many of you have seen pictures of the amazing Mark IV Monorail Cab currently for sale on Ebay floating around your social networking feeds this week. Monty the Monorail and his owner Chris have become quite popular this week with the auction going viral. With a starting bid of $169,000 Monty the Red Mark IV Monorail cab could be yours! Monty was one of the ten Mark IV monroails that were operating opening day at W Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 3/15/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes to this week’s list from last week include changes to resort pool work and the removal of completed work. From Disney:  “Information and dates subjec Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 3/9/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes to this week’s list from last week include changes to resort pool work. From Disney: “Information and dates subject to change without notice. Last Upda Continue Reading

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 2/13/15

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information. Walt Disney World Please note the new additions and changes to last week’s from last week’s list that include changes at the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, monorail and some changes in pool work. From Disney: &# Continue Reading