Is Disney Closing the Magic Kingdom/Epcot Monorail

After the most recent, well publicized, incident on the Walt Disney World Monorail with a door opening during transport on the RED monorail between Magic Kingdom and Epcot, rumors are swirling that Disney is contemplating closing down the Walt Disney Monorail system. Those that have published this rumor are stating that Disney does not want to spend the millions of dollars that it will cost to replace the current Mark IV system that is made by the company Bombardier. MONORAIL HISTORY Mark IV (1971-1989) The original Monorail System opened at…

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Monorail Doors Fail to Close

When on Disney World’s Monorail and you hear “Por Favor Mantengase Alejado De Las Puertas” which is Spanish for “Please Stay Away From The Doors”, I guess they really mean it. Video and images are circulating of a Disney World Monorail Red car’s door staying open for the entire ride from TTA to the Magic Kingdom Station. The video above is courtesy of the Blog Mickey YouTube Channel. Luckily there are no reports of injuries due to this malfunction.  This malfunction is another in a recent long list of problems…

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Pieces Break Off of Blue Monorail

Disney's Blue Monorail

Monorail service at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and loop resorts was suspended on June 16, 2017 after a piece of Monorail Blue broke or fell off of the tram causing it to spark and slow to a halt.  The train had just left the Epcot Station and was heading toward the Magic Kingdom when this incident happened.  None of the passengers aboard were injured.  Reedy Creek Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and the area was shut down to visitors as Park Authorities and the Fire Department evacuated the…

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Day 1 of Our Disney World Vacation

Our Disney World Traditions The first day of our Disney World Vacation in Florida started on a very warm April, Florida Morning with temperatures in the upper 70’s, it was going to be a warm one. We start every Disney Vacation the same way.  On the first day, we try to get out of the resort early and we head up I-4 East and get off on the Sand Lake Rd exit to get to International Drive in Orlando.  We usually eat at the Ponderosa Steak House opposite the Castle…

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