Disney clarifies TRON Lightcycle Run virtual queue policy for late arrivals

Apr 04, 2023 in "Tron Lightcycle Run rollercoaster"

TRON Lightcycle Run Virtual Queue and Lightning Lane entrance
Posted: Tuesday April 4, 2023 5:20am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

With the official opening of TRON Lightcycle Run today at Magic Kingdom, Disney has updated its policy regarding late arrivals using the virtual queue.

On the webpage for TRON, the wording now states, "Late arrivals may not be accommodated."

During the soft opening period, some guests were frustrated by securing a boarding group from home or their hotel but could not get into the park quickly enough to reach TRON inside their arrival window. Disney has been offering a late arrival grace period of around one hour, but guests arriving outside of that time have usually been denied entry.

TRON Lightcycle Run is best experienced after dark due to the exterior part of the track and its lighting, and Disney appears to be concerned that a high number of guests may attempt to delay their boarding until it gets dark.

At EPCOT's Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind, Disney has been very relaxed with arrival times and will usually admit guests anytime after the arrival window opens.

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gerarar10 hours ago

Final Day 189 Stats (9/25): 7am: 6.5 secs 1pm: 5.7 secs* *the morning 7am drop lasted longer than afternoon 1pm drop BG 150 (+30) is the last BG called for the day at 9pm. Notable stoppages: 10:00 - 11:34am 6:37 - 6:57pm Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 2m -> 2m (+0) 1pm: 1hr 26m -> 1hr 23m (-3m) That does it for Day 189 of TRON Lightcycle / Run!

gerarar20 hours ago

1pm drop lasted for 5.715 secs. Monday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 26m -> 1hr 23m (-3m) Up to BG 49 called at 1pm, 10 less than yesterday.

gerarar22 hours ago

7am drop lasted for 6.511 secs. Monday 7am Drop Average: 2m -> 2m (+0) BG's 1-10 called at 8:45am as part of the initial wave.

gerarar1 day ago

Final Day 188 Stats (9/22): 7am: 17.1 secs 1pm: 18.8 secs 6pm: 542.6 secs, or ~9 mins πŸŽƒ BG 120 (-55) is the last BG called during regular park hours at 5pm. For MNSSHP, resumed at 6:21pm with BG's 131-134, with BG 230 as the last BG called for the day at 11pm. Notable stoppages: None Average pace: 5mins/BG, 3mins/BG during MNSSHP VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 6m -> 5m (-1m) 1pm: 1hr 45m -> 1hr 41m (-4m) 6pm: 16m -> 14m (-2m) That does it for Day 188 of TRON Lightcycle / Run!

gerarar1 day ago

6pm drop (MNSSHP VQ) closed at 6:09pm, lasting for 542.582 secs, or ~9 mins. Sunday 6pm Drop Average: 16m -> 14m (-2m) There is no BG being called at 6pm, thus no comparison to yesterday.

gerarar1 day ago

1pm drop lasted for 18.801 secs. Sunday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 45m -> 1hr 41m (-4m) Up to BG 59 called at 1pm, 3 less than yesterday.

gerarar1 day ago

7am drop lasted for 17.075 secs. Sunday 7am Drop Average: 6m -> 5m (-1m) BG's 1-10 called at 9:06am as part of the initial wave.

hopemax1 day ago

Came here to see if there were operational issues because the virtual queue is backed up. Been in line 20 minutes and still haven’t reached the tap point. And trains don’t seem to be running very fast. Ended up being 80 minutes πŸ˜›

gerarar2 days ago

Final Day 187 Stats (9/23): 7am: 4.7 secs 1pm: 789.0 secs, or ~13 mins BG 130 (+30) is the last BG called for the day at 10:15pm. Notable stoppages: 1:34 - 2:15pm 4:46 - 10:15pm There was 370 mins of downtime, roughly ~6+ hours of downtime, making it the 2nd worst operational day since the ride opened. June 12th had 392 mins, or ~6.5 hrs of downtime. Average pace: 5mins/BG VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 1m -> 1m (+0) 1pm: 1hr 20m -> 1hr 17m (-2m) That does it for Day 187 of TRON Lightcycle / Run! Park hours were suddenly extended at the MK til 11pm (from 10pm) as reported by @wdwmagic. Wondered how much Tron being down pretty much the entire afternoon played a role. https://www.wdwmagic.com/other/operating-hours/news/23sep2023-operating-hours-extended-tonight-at-walt-disney-worlds-magic-kingdom.htm

gerarar2 days ago

1pm drop lasting for 788.973 secs, or ~13 mins. Saturday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 20m -> 1hr 17m (-3m) Up to BG 62 called at 1pm, 3 less than yesterday.

gerarar3 days ago

7am drop lasted for 4.662 secs. Saturday 7am Drop Average: 1m -> 1m (+0) BG's 1-10 called at 8:45am as part of the initial wave.

gerarar3 days ago

Final Day 186 Stats (9/22): 7am: 93.2 secs 1pm: 3.7 secs* 6pm: 985.0 secs, or ~16 mins πŸŽƒ *the morning 7am drop lasted longer than afternoon 1pm drop BG 100 (-75) is the last BG called during regular park hours at 9pm. For MNSSHP, resumed at 6:07pm with BG's 103-107, with BG 202 as the last BG called for the day at 11pm. Notable stoppages: 11:50 - 1:36pm Average pace: 5mins/BG, 3mins/BG during MNSSHP VQ Drop Mean/Average: 7am: 2m -> 2m (+0) 1pm: 1hr 22m -> 1hr 19m (-3m) 6pm: 5m -> 7m (+2m) That does it for Day 186 of TRON Lightcycle / Run!

gerarar3 days ago

6pm drop (MNSSHP VQ) closed at 6:16pm, lasting for 984.976 secs, or ~16 mins. Friday 6pm Drop Average: 5m -> 7m (+2m) There is no BG being called at 6pm, thus no comparison to yesterday.

gerarar3 days ago

1pm drop lasted for 3.745 secs. Friday 1pm Drop Average: 1hr 22m -> 1hr 19m (-3m) Up to BG 65 called at 1pm, 3 more than yesterday.