Walt Disney World Railroad

Magic Kingdom

  • Main Details

  • Park Magic Kingdom
  • Ride Type Steam Train
  • Restraint None
  • Thrill Level Low
  • Ride Duration 20mins
  • Pre-Show
  • Post-Show
  • Operates Reduced Hours
  • Gift Shop
  • Important Dates

  • Grand Opening Oct 1 1971
  • Queue Details

  • FastPass+
  • Standby Line
  • Standby Wait Low
  • Single Rider Line
  • Interactive
  • Rider Switch
  • Indoor Queue
  • Outdoor Queue
  • Comfort Level Medium
  • Extra Magic Hours

  • Morning EMH
  • Evening EMH
  • Ride System

  • Type Steam Train
  • Track Length 1.5miles
  • On-Board Audio
  • Restrictions

  • Height Req. None
  • Age Children under age 7 must be accompanied by person age 14+
  • Accessibility Must Transfer to Wheelchair
  • Captioning Handheld Captioning
  • Photography

  • On Ride Photo

PHOTOS - A look at the Walt Disney World Railroad refurbishment
9 months ago

Walt Disney World Railroad closing for refurbishment later this year
1 year ago

Walt Disney World Railroad closing for most of October for refurbishment
2 years ago

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Walt Disney World Railroad closed for refurbishment Sep 29, 2014 to Nov 07, 2014

Walt Disney World Railroad closed for refurbishment Sep 30, 2013 to Oct 20, 2013

An old-fashioned steam train ride taking a grand circle tour of the Magic Kingdom. Stop at Main Street USAFrontierland and Storybook Circus.


Height/Age Requirement: No

Facts and Figures

Opening Date: 1 October 1971
Speed: Approx 10mph
Ride duration: 20 minutes
Ride system: Steam powered using diesel fuel


Mickey's Birthdayland opened on June 18 1988 and with it came a new station to the railroad.


There are 4 trains in service at the Magic Kingdom.

Walter E. Disney - Steam train named after Walt Disney, identified by red engine and red cars .
Roy O. Disney - Steam train named after Walt Disney's brother, identified by red engine and blue cars .
Lilly Belle - Steam train named after Walt Disney's wife, Lillian, identified by green engine and green cars.
Roger E. Broggie - Steam train named after an Imagineer and Disney Legend, Roger E. Broggie, identified by green engine and yellow cars.