Tag Archives: Monorail

Holiday Monorail Crawl

Holiday Monorail Crawl 1 Who doesn’t love Walt Disney World during the holidays?  Disney always does an amazing job of decorating for the holidays. Each resort and park has their own theme and it’s so fun to see what they come up with for the holidays. Earlier in the season I wrote a blog about practicing patience in the parks this holiday season. Sometimes we need to take a break from the parks and do something different to get away Continue Reading

Voices Of The Monorail

Voices Of The Monorail 6 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

New Security Measures Coming To The Ticket And Transportation Center Beginning Monday 7 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

New “Highway in the Sky Dine-Around” Eat Around The Monorail Dining Package Announced

New "Highway in the Sky Dine-Around" Eat Around The Monorail Dining Package Announced 9 Starting next month at Walt Disney World the three monorail resort dining locations will be hosting a new specialty dining event called “Highway in the Sky Dine-Around”  This new package which will be offered on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays starting December 2nd (except for block out on December 18 and January 3) will take guests around the monorail loop to enjoy dining options at various dining loc Continue Reading

Take a Ride on the Monorail through Epcot! (video on the link)

Take a Ride on the Monorail through Epcot! (video on the link) 10 Have you ever taken the Monorail from the Magic Kingdom over to Epcot? It’s really a pleasant ride! On Saturday we parked at the Magic Kingdom, then got on the Monorail to check out a little bit of the Food and Wine Festival. While on the ride, we got this AWESOME video of the inside of Epcot, as seen from the Monorail. You can see some of the food booths, and a gorgeous view of Spaceship Earth. Check it o Continue Reading

Limited Edition Walt Disney World Monorail Shirt and Print Now Available!

Limited Edition Walt Disney World Monorail Shirt and Print Now Available! 11 The Disney Store has released a new limited edition Monorail shirt design, as well as a matching print. Walt Disney World’s Monroail opened on 10/1/1971. These great items let you  “take a nostalgic ride on Walt Disney World’s  ”Highway in the Sky.’ While the online sale of a Limited Availability park shirt is not new to the Disney Store, the addition of Lithograph printed on paper o Continue Reading

The Monorail

The Monorail 12 “Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas…”. If you recognize this “World” famous quote from Jack Wagner, then you know exactly what this article is going to be about. Yes my Main Street friends, we’re going to take a ride along the Walt DIsney World monorail. If you’re anything like me, the monorail is almost as symbolic to Disney World as Cinderella’s castle Continue Reading

The Walt Disney World Monorail

The Walt Disney World Monorail 13 “Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas…”. If you recognize this “World” famous quote from Jack Wagner, then you know exactly what this article is going to be about. Yes my Main Street friends, we’re going to take a ride along the Walt Disney World monorail. If you’re anything like me, the monorail is almost as symbolic to Disney World as Cinderella’s castle, S Continue Reading

Epcot monorail train evacuated after power failure

Epcot monorail train evacuated after power failure 14 From the Orlando Sentinel Passengers were evacuated from the monorail at Walt Disney World Resort Sunday evening after a power failure, according to a Disney spokeswoman. No one was injured in the incident, but about 120 people were evacuated from the six-car train, which stopped on the Epcot line near the Wilderness Lodge, officials said. Some guests climbed out of the roof of one car and back down through anothe Continue Reading

A Look Back at June 14, 1959: Grand Opening of the Disneyland-Alweg Monorail System, Matterhorn Bobsleds and Submarine Voyage at Disneyland Park

A Look Back at June 14, 1959: Grand Opening of the Disneyland-Alweg Monorail System, Matterhorn Bobsleds and Submarine Voyage at Disneyland Park 15 From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort The first major expansion of Disneyland park included three brand-new attractions so special they helped usher in a brand-new era of something called an “E-Ticket.” As he had four years earlier, Walt Disney planned to share the celebration of this expansion with a national television audience during a television special hosted by Art Linkletter Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes at the Disneyland Resort Monorail Roundhouse

Behind the Scenes at the Disneyland Resort Monorail Roundhouse 16 The last few days, Erin Glover, Disney Social Media Director Disneyland Resort, has been putting out special blogs to give us a little look at one of the most iconic Disneyland attractions, the Monorail. As we get closer to the 55th anniversary of the Disneyland Monorail this Saturday, we’ve been bringing you unique looks at this iconic Disney Parks attraction. Today we’re taking you behind the scenes for Continue Reading