Tag: Monorail

Trip Report January 2016 – Day 4

Day 4 of our January 2016 trip started in Animal Kingdom.  We had an easy drive of less than 15 minutes and were in one of the first few rows of parking.  It took about 20 minutes from parking to entering the Kilimanjaro Safari Fastpass line.  We had an excellent crisp early morning safari with…
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Trip Report January 2016 – Day 2

Day 2 of our January 2016 trip started like 95% of our vacation days do – late.  It was my resolution for this trip that we would be at the parks as close to park opening as possible.  We have a night owl baby, which means we have to wake him up to accomplish this.…
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Sneak Peek of TRONorail Coral

On March 10, we reported that two of the Walt Disney World monorails would be receiving massive full-body artwork packages in the spirit of Tron: Legacy, a 3-D high-tech adventure set to hit theaters on December 17. Well, one daring Cast Member was able to snap a quick cell-phone photo of Monorail Coral with a…
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Monorail Teal Hits the Rail

At 1:30pm today, Monorail Teal began transporting passengers on the Express Beam, which circles the Seven Seas Lagoon near the Magic Kingdom. Monorail Teal is a “new” train consisting of salvaged cabs and cars from the late Pink and Purple trains, which were both damaged in the July 5 accident. Here are some brand new…
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Monorail “Teal” Sneaking Around Backstage

A sly Cast Member was able to capture a few photos of a naked Monorail Teal maneuvering on the maintenance beam north of the Magic Kingdom. These photos show the new monorail, composed of pieces from Monorails Pink and Purple, pulling out onto the maintenance beam so that it could head back into the garage…
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Monorail Teal to Debut in 2009

On July 5, Monorails Pink and Purple collided in a tragic accident, which killed one of the drivers.  Those two trains have been out of service since then, which has put a significant strain on the WDW Monorail System. It was reported today, however, that parts of both trains will be repaired and joined together…
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Monorail Back In Service

As of 2:00pm today, the Walt Disney World monorail system is back in operation, following the deadly accident early on the morning of July 5, 2009. After all law enforcement and government agencies had concluded their investigations, the Purple and Pink trains were removed from the tracks and the system was put into testing at…
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Tragic Monorail Accident

Terrible news comes from the Walt Disney World Resort following a huge holiday night. At about 2:00am on July 5, 2009, as the last few guests were leaving the parks after July 4th Fireworks, Monorail Purple and Monorail Pink collided head-on at the Transportation and Ticket Center, over the Magic Kingdom guest parking lot. The…
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