TRON Lightcycle Run construction update from Magic Kingdom

Dec 02, 2021 in "Tron Lightcyle Run rollercoaster"

TRON Lightcycle Run construction - December 1 2021
Posted: Thursday December 2, 2021 11:20am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Construction has resumed at TRON Lightcyle Run in the Magic Kingdom after almost two months of very little activity.


The entrance ramp is now clearly visible, which will take guests up over the railroad tracks and into the ride itself.


This concept art shows how the entrance ramp will look when complete.

More of the exterior canopy is also being put into place.


On the other side of the site viewed from Fantasyland, working is continuing on the new building.


It is now starting to be enclosed with the same blue cladding material as on the main ride building.

We still don't have an opening date for TRON at Walt Disney World, and Disney is remaining silent on the issue. At the recent D23 event where updates were offered on upcoming projects, TRON was mentioned, but no opening details were given. The ride was originally planned to open in Spring 2021, which obviously did not happen. The expectations were then that the ride would move to a 2022 opening, but with Disney announcing 'Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind' to open in the summer of 2022, it remains possible that TRON will be pushed to a 2023 opening.


Click the gallery to see more construction pictures of TRON Lightcycle Run.

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dmw3 days ago

In other words, no need to derail the Tron conversation? :cautious: ;)

solidyne3 days ago

FTFY

corran horn3 days ago

boy, they really need to destroy that arcade building. It's going to ruin a great view.

EricsBiscuit3 days ago

Don’t worry, that project is on track for completion. It’s really full steam ahead. Disney is conducting testing now. When it comes to maintaining the trains, management is all aboard.

_caleb3 days ago

Why are you posting photos of that TRON ride? This thread is about the train!

EricsBiscuit3 days ago

From tonight:

EricsBiscuit3 days ago

You can smell the difference.

gorillaball3 days ago

Looks are deceiving and lead to internet inaccuracies.

Purduevian3 days ago

I can hit the celling in the launch tunnel before the chain lift... after touching that I keep my hands down on the ride.

JohnD4 days ago

Much earlier than that. Signs are pointing to December.

JTH7814 days ago

Wonder when the train will be back up !

JohnD4 days ago

I was beginning to wonder if I needed to reschedule my April trip. Whew!

Captain Barbossa4 days ago

They went through a brief period of running bio, but it didn’t prove to be as successful as they’d hoped, so they switched back to #2 oil.

JoeCamel4 days ago

You can't hit the walls with your body parts unless you exit your seats. Much like space for most people. Looks can be deceiving