Tag Archives: monorail

Disney Responds to the Monorail Door Incident


After a guest shared a video on her Instagram of a monorail door being left open during a trip between the Transportation and Ticket Center and Epcot at Walt Disney World it quickly garnered a lot of attention online, and on central Florida local news. According to WESH 2 News, a Disney spokesperson responded to the […]


Guest Shares Video of Monorail Red Traveling with Door Open


A video posted on a Walt Disney World guest’s Instagram account shows what was likely an incredibly scary monorail ride from the Transportation and Ticket Center to Epcot and a potentially dangerous situation for passengers. The monorails are supposed to have door sensors installed that signal the pilot if any of the doors are not […]


Transportation to the Magic Kingdom Desperately Needs to Change


The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has created magical memories for families around the world for over 45 years. In the creation of the Magic Kingdom a decision was made to have guests enter the park either by resort bus, by ferry/boat, or by monorail. When the park opened in 1971 this was brilliant […]


Construction Causing Temporary Closures Across Walt Disney World


There are multiple construction projects going on at Walt Disney World, and these projects are causing temporary closures to attractions and restaurants. In the Magic Kingdom on August 31, Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid will close at 7 p.m. for scheduled maintenance. The attraction is expected to reopen September 1. Over […]


Change in Security Coming April 3 to the Magic Kingdom


According to the Orlando Sentinel, starting April 3, 2017, guests parking at the Magic Kingdom parking lot will “go through metal detectors and get bags checked at the Transportation and Ticket Center.” The Ticket and Transportation Center (or the TTC) is the hub at which guests arriving by car have transportation options to access the […]


Disney World Transportation Quietly Updated the Trams, Buses, and Monorails


Over the past couple months Walt Disney World has made some subtle updates and changes to their transportation operations. Across the board the trams, buses, boats and monorails all had small changes to improve and update the service. When talking about why these changes were made the vice president of Walt Disney World Transportation Operations […]


The Walt Disney World Monorail desperately needs a renovation


The last time the Walt Disney World monorail was updated was June 1989. That monorail model, Mark VI, has become an icon of Walt Disney World, but sadly it is becoming outdated, worn, and even odorous. It is the longest stretch of time any monorail design has ever lasted at either Walt Disney World or […]


These are a few of my favorite things during the holidays at Disney


Walt Disney World in December is a beautiful time to visit. The weather has finally cooled off, the sun is shining, and the theme parks and resorts have been decorated for the holidays. I love to view the decorations at the resorts. If you would like to view several of these displays it is just […]


For the love of Disney Transportation (collector cards that is)


When it comes to Disney souvenirs, the less mainstream the better I always say. My husband and I have collected many things over the years from our vacations. We greatly enjoy each of our “finds” and relish in collecting if there is an opportunity for similar treasures in each park or resort. Usually, our souvenirs […]