Construction Moves Quickly on EPCOT’s Upcoming ‘Guardians’ Coaster

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Guests cannot wait for the day EPCOT debuts the brand-new Guardians-themed coaster — Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind! The upcoming roller coaster will be family-friendly and will offer exciting thrills with an innovative ride vehicle that offers a unique 360-degree motion for riders.

Now, thanks to bioreconstruct on Twitter, we can see construction is continuing to move quickly as work is underway on the next phase in the roofing.

Related: Could ‘Guardians’ Coaster Have a Virtual Queue When It Opens?

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Ride Vehicles
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Imagineers have been working tirelessly on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, and now we can see that construction is continuing as another row of panels are being added to the roof of the site. Per bioreconstruct:

Work underway on the next row of panels on roof of Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind.

Related: Inside Look at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Track

Despite seeing roofing work continue on the upcoming EPCOT coaster, at this time we do not have an opening date for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. Inside the Magic will continue to update you as we get information regarding the upcoming EPCOT attraction.

More on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

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Disney Park Blog described the innovative technology for this new attraction as:

Work also continues on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind – the family-friendly “storytelling coaster” featuring a groundbreaking ride system with vehicles that rotate 360 degrees and can even do a reverse launch!  

The Omnicoaster is a first- of-its-kind programmable roller coaster ride system, where guests can be rotated along the ride track in any direction while traveling at high speeds. The Omnicoaster name builds upon the tradition of the Omnimover ride system in which Walt Disney Imagineers are able to turn guests in any direction and focus their attention on a specific scene or element.

Guardians of the Galaxy Epcot
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When do you think Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will open? Let us know your guesses in the comments below.

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