Disney’s TRON Attraction Already Showing Its Age, Despite Never Opening

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If you’re a diehard Disney fan, you likely have an entire route mapped out for how you’ll be navigating lands like Tomorrowland, Frontierland, Adventureland, and Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort.

These magical lands give Disney Park Guests a unique look at many iconic attractions with distinctly-themed decorations and much more.

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In Tomorrowland, you can take a ride on Space Mountain, then hit up the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover for a look at tomorrow’s future today. Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress is a classic, and Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin is a blast. Don’t forget to head over to the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, as well, to see Mike Wazowski and enjoy a hilarious and interactive performance.

The most anticipated attraction coming to Magic Kingdom will also reside in Tomorrowland: TRON Lightcycle/Run.

The coaster has been under construction for multiple years now and Disney fans have been anxiously awaiting the day when they can ride the coaster. At the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA this past September, Disney made an announcement that the TRON attraction would be opening in the spring of 2023.

TRON Lightcycle / Run Testing in the dark
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However, it seems that there will have to be at least a little bit of work to the show building of the attraction before it’s presented to Guests.

User DisneyWorldTom shared a video on TikTok where you can see mold and mildew on the show building.

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Tron Lightcycle Run Show Building at magic kingdom is already showing it’s age, at this rate the ride will have to close for refurbishment before it opens in 2023 #tronlightcyclerun #disneyrides #disneyworld50 #disneypov #disneyfyp #disneyadult #fypage #Vlog #disneynews #tronrollercoaster #fyp #rollercoaster #wdw #disneyconstruction #tron

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Of course, none of this shows structure issues that will have to be fixed, but it does show just how long the building has been around.

TRON Lightcycle / Run ride vehicle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
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Based on the popular film franchise, TRON Lightcycle/Run in Orlando will be heavily influenced by the TRON Lightcycle Power Run coaster at Shanghai Disneyland. This ride’s official description reads:

Experience high-speed thrills and chills as the Grid comes alive in a heart-pounding race for survival. Created as a friendly way for “Programs” and “Users” to interact, the Power Run pits team against team in the quintessential quest to capture 8 Energy Gates and triumph over opponents.

Prepare for digitization after entering the portal—this is your access into the energy, lights and excitement of TRON’s high-tech universe. As you leave the real world behind, you’ll proceed to the games as a member of Team Blue, ready to compete against some of the Grid’s most menacing Programs.

Are you looking forward to TRON Lightcycle/Run opening in Magic Kingdom?

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