PHOTOS - TRON Lightcycle Run coaster construction at the Magic Kingdom

Sep 03, 2020 in "Tron Lightcycle Run rollercoaster"

TRON Lightcycle Run construction - September 3 2020
Posted: Thursday September 3, 2020 11:51am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Here is a latest look at the TRON Lightcyle Run construction site at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Welding crews on the ground are preparing the supports for the huge canopy that will wrap around the front of the building and track.

The first pieces of the canopy are already in position.

On the back-side of the building, the last of the open walls are still being enclosed.

Click the gallery for lots more photos of TRON Lightcyle Run construction from Walt Disney World.

TRON Lightcyle Run is expected to open in 2021 at the Magic Kingdom, but like all projects, COVID-19 may impact timelines.

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James Alucobond14 days ago

It is standard maintenance. If anything, they should allocate more money to schedule cleanings more frequently so that it never reaches the state it was just in.

Bocabear14 days ago

That's coming out of the 60B....lol

gerarar14 days ago

The Tron building/exterior supports have finally been power washed (or in the midst of being cleaned). Before / After: Source and more pics:

gerararApr 10, 2024

Cross-posting to here, but Tron just had its worst day operationally since the ride opened, and it just celebrated its first anniversary/birthday last week! Here are the top 3 days with the most downtime: April 9, 2024 (today) with 467 mins (~8hrs) of downtime July 12, 2023 with 392 mins (~7hrs) of downtime Sept 24, 2023 with 370 (~6hrs) mins of downtime Tron usually has very good uptime and reliability, so these kind of bad days are very rare. Today's problems stem from yesterday (4/8) where it shut down around 4pm and never reopened for the rest of the day. That continued 'til today until it finally reopened at 1pm, but then went down again for another 3 hours. Only 100 BGs were called today. Good news (kinda) is MK doesn't seem to be that busy as the morning and afternoon VQ windows lasted for minutes today, which is longer than the norm.

TrainsOfDisneyApr 07, 2024

ok

dmc493Apr 07, 2024

No one told me I was supposed to be reviewing the rides on Yelp

Advisable JosephApr 07, 2024

It has a 4.3 on yelp. For comparison, Space Mountain also has 4.3. So does Big Thunder. Jungle Cruise has 3.7. Haunted Mansion was better: 4.5. EDIT: This article from Christmastime 2023 also gives context.

tparrisApr 07, 2024

Okay.

DonniePeverleyApr 07, 2024

Like every modern DIsney ride - way too short, rather than the epic attractions they once built. Probably with an eye on keeping the queues down, rather than building a ride that has legacy for all time. If Jungle Cruise, Pirates etc were built today they would last a minute.

GhostHost1000Apr 07, 2024

Tron looks cool in Tomorrowland, but the ride itself is just short and meh imo. Wish it wasn’t a cookie cutter attraction and was enhanced or expanded from the original.

UnbansheeApr 07, 2024

New character profiles added to the Team Green area recently https://blogmickey.com/2024/04/new-team-green-characters-introduced-on-first-anniversary-of-tron-lightcycle-run/

Rich BrownnApr 06, 2024

My two complaints: It feels like the portion from load to launch, and from end break to unload is longer than the actual ride and the fact it brakes so hard entering the show building. It's like it teases you outside with the visible launch and then you hit the brake and slow waaaaay down. It's almost like "ah-ha! fooled you. Ya thought it was all high speed coaster!"

ChewbaccaYourMumApr 05, 2024

To me, TRON is fun, but it needs like 15 more seconds and one more thrill, like a drop. The feeling of a drop in that position on the bike would probably feel insane.

SaucyBoyApr 05, 2024

Yes 👀