Magic Kingdom Monorail to Undergo Construction

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The Magic Kingdom Monorail station is a busy place at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Many Guests use this popular mode of transportation to Resort hop to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, or Disney’s Contemporary Resort, while other Guests who are staying at these Resort hotels rely on the Monorail to get them “home” after a long day in the Parks.

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Now, it seems that the Magic Kingdom Monorail stop will be undergoing some type of construction in the near future. Walt Disney World Resort officials have filed a work permit for the Monorail station, but it does not give details about what type of construction Guests can expect.

The permit is specifically to “Provide labor, material and/or electrical for construction” and Disney’s own Buena Vista Construction Company is listed as the contractor.

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It is important to note that Disney has not announced a Magic Kingdom Monorail substation closure, so it is possible that this will be minor construction that will only minimally impact the Guest experience.

More on the Walt Disney World Resort Monorail

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Disney officially describes its Monorail transportation as:

Ride High in the Sky
Magic Kingdom park, Epcot and select Disney Resort hotels are just minutes away by monorail.

The Walt Disney World Monorail System has 3 separate lines that travel throughout Walt Disney World Resort.

The Resort Monorail, makes the following stops:

Magic Kingdom park
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Transportation and Ticket Center (TTC)
The Epcot Monorail and the Express Monorail originate at the TTC and offer express round-trip service to Epcot and Magic Kingdom park.

The Walt Disney World Monorail System operates from 30 minutes prior to earliest park opening until one hour after latest park closing. Please note that glass containers of any type are not permitted on the monorail. Medical strollers for Guests with disabilities will be treated as wheelchairs.

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