PHOTOS - Track installation begins at the Magic Kingdom's Tron coaster

May 10, 2019 in "Tron Lightcyle Run rollercoaster"

Tron construction site - May 2019

Steel supports for the Tron coaster track are now visible throughout Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom as work on installing the ride system gets underway.

Based on the The TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction at Shanghai Disneyland, riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles.

The nearby Tomorrowland Speedway will reopen very soon following a few modifications of its track layout to accommodate Tron.

Tron will open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th in 2021.

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Article Posted: May 10, 2019 / 11:11am ET
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tparris1 day ago

I would assume they need to install show elements inside the show building and figure out the spacing before they start test runs. Once the canopy is complete, push and pull should be able to start, but actual test runs of the attraction won’t come until much later. Besides, if the rumors about the delays are correct, I doubt they’ll even have any people on site at all for a while.

Sirwalterraleigh1 day ago

Wow...that’s the most “vekoma lookin” vekoma track I’ve ever seen!

Giss Neric1 day ago

So is it still true that they will just complete the canopy and halt construction in the meantime? I would assume after the canopy, test runs will ensue.

gerarar3 days ago

Pictures from Tuesday/Wednesday: 515602 515603 Source: recent MickeyViews video on the MK.

JEANYLASER7 days ago

:confused:

jmuboy7 days ago

That’s my hope with this GOTG box - that more think tree planting are added to the left of this pic where the tree density thins out. Won’t solve it all. But will help.

Movielover8 days ago

You did it! You found the 1 place that this will look good and compliment the land, now everyone just needs to ride the speedway from now to eternity... ;)

corran horn8 days ago

That you'd see backstage from outside transpo? Has been a fact since probably day one of WDW.

lazyboy97o8 days ago

A ride was poorly placed in part because of the Skyliner...

marni19718 days ago

Play it all you like. It was an acknowledged flaw with the Skyliner route.

corran horn8 days ago

I'll play my 'outside the park' card. :D

IMDREW9 days ago

Well, believe it or not, but if you squint your eyes ever so slightly while moving your head from left to right and pretend youre seeing the sky, you still see the box.

FigmentFan829 days ago

They're called "sky-marshmallows" you nerds!