Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Fails to Open With Park

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Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios has arguably been the most popular theme park at Walt Disney World Resort since the property began its phased reopening in July 2020. This is, in large part, due to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the incredibly popular Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway ride!

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This morning, Disney’s Hollywood Studios had rope drop at 9 a.m. EST — and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway did not open with the Park. WDW Stats on Twitter confirmed this at 9 a.m. on the dot:

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 32 minutes.

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At the time of publication, the ride has not reopened.

It is important to note that Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members do everything they can to keep rides and attractions operational all day, every day at all four Disney World theme parks — EPCOT, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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However, from time to time, unexpected downtime does occur due to mechanical issues or general maintenance. If you are visiting Disney World today, check the My Disney Experience app on your smartphone for the latest ride closure details and wait times.

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The official description of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway — which is located in the Chinese Theater that once housed The Great Movie Ride — reads:

The darling duo are taking a leisurely drive to a picnic in their sporty roadster—with Engineer Goofy’s train following merrily along. Plot twist—you get to go, too! Climb aboard a runaway railway and embark on a whirlwind ride through a world where the rules of physics don’t apply. Prepare for unexpected twists, slapstick gags and mind-boggling transformations at every turn, as Mickey and Minnie try to save the day.

There’s no telling where this train is heading! This is an adventure for Mickey and Minnie fans of all ages.

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