Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway will not be available during Extra Magic Hours

Mar 03, 2020 in "Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway"

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, which opens tomorrow at Disney's Hollywood Studios, will not be part of Extra Magic Hours.

It isn't clear if the reason behind this is that the ride system, like the park's other trackless ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, will require extended maintenance after regular park hours, or if it is related to the nightly Star Wars nighttime show that takes place on the rooftops of the Chinese Theater. For the month of March, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular is scheduled for 9pm showings, with the park closing at 8:30pm.

Disney's Hollywood Studios currently makes only evening Extra Magic Hours available, typically taking place on a Sunday for two hours after regular park close.

The current EMH attraction lineup is: Tower of Terror, Star Tours, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, Alien Swirling Saucers, Slinky Dog Dash, Mickey and Minnie Starring in Red Carpet Dreams, Toy Story mania!

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Article Posted: Mar 03, 2020 / 1:27pm ET
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CalebS2 days ago

Rode it twice this week. Posted wait times were 65 and 70 minutes. We waited 30 and 35 minutes. Just FYI for those heading to HS

Surferboy5673 days ago

You know what is funny. As I was typing this I imagined this exact situation as well as when the cast goes to get the gem in the Indy scene.

MisterPenguin3 days ago

You there, get outta the car, missy.... Wait, where ya going, toots? You forgot to sanitize your station on the way out!

peter114353 days ago

Yep plus spieling through a mask and a shield would have been problematic.

Surferboy5673 days ago

You seem to be forgetting the constant on and off of the tour guides. Plus the actors switching.

insert name here3 days ago

The GMR would have run flawlessly in the COVID era. The bank robbers could wear bandana face masks that fit right into the story.

Surferboy5673 days ago

I really miss “Nothing can stop us now” really loved that short. I have the song and listen to it now and again. Maybe they can fit SLIGHTLY more people in without a preshow, but it is such a good one it should be included.

mickEblu3 days ago

Those must have been the same dweebs who want Splash Mountain gone. The same dweebs who were running to get a Splash Mountain FP in January before it was racist. Dweebs.

Brer Oswald3 days ago

Remember when everyone was complaining about the preshow because Minnie slapstick kicked Pluto into the trunk? Ah, good times!

MisterPenguin3 days ago

Let's consider parades, fireworks, and streetmosphere to be "pre-show" for the park as a whole... which means, close it down!!!

gerarar3 days ago

Same could be said about Haunted Mansion in my opinion

insert name here3 days ago

No preshow is bad show. Either figure out how to run it with distancing or close the ride.

UNCgolf4 days ago

While certainly not as important as the Rise preshow, I do think MMRR is a lesser attraction without its preshow.

Surferboy5674 days ago

Everyone’s favorite website has a new video up. In it, during the waiting room before the preshow they have an announcement basically recapping the preshow. ...I’m starting to get worried they aren’t going to use this for a very long time. I just want that preshow back.