Guest-Favorite Hollywood Studios Ride Closes Twice Within Minutes

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios is one of the most popular Parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The theme park is home to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Toy Story Land, and one of Disney World’s most popular rides, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.

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Yesterday, the attraction — which is located in the Chinese Theater that used to house The Great Movie Ride — failed to open with Disney’s Hollywood Studios at 9 a.m. EST. This morning, it appears to be experiencing issues again.

Mickey and Minnies Runaway Railway
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WDW Stats on Twitter confirmed that Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway once again did not open with DHS at 9 a.m. local time today:

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 30 minutes. 

However, the popular ride did reopen 29 minutes later.

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Just about fifteen minutes later, WDW States shared that Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway closed again:

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 31 minutes.

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

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway
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Keep in mind that, although Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members do everything in their power to keep rides and attractions operational, unexpected downtime does sometimes occur due to mechanical issues or general maintenance.

If you are at Disney World today, check the My Disney Experience app on your smartphone for the latest ride closure information and wait times.

More on Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway
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The official description of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway 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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