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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Wishes, Thank You for the Memories

THE END OF AN ERA The “Wishes” nighttime fireworks spectacular debuted in Magic Kingdom in Florida on August 12, 2003.  After a truly spectacular 13 1/2 year run, the amazing “Wishes” display had it’s triumphant finalé last night to a crowd of nostalgic onlookers. My first view of “Wishes” was in April, 2005, when my wife and I took our then 3 year and 18 month old daughters to their first trip to Walt Disney World and was amazed of the incredible fireworks display that was put on.  My family instantly…

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