Mickey and Minnie Runaway Railway at the Walt Disney World Resort Delayed due to Pandemic

It has been more than 90 years since Walt Disney released a very beloved creation, by the name of Mickey Mouse. Quickly, the creation became a household name. It is what made Disney what it is today. After all these years, Mickey Mouse received a park attraction.

Reason For Delay of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction was to be installed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is situated in the Walt Disney World Resort. The ride was being constructed in the Disneyland Park, In 2022, Disney would unveil this new park attraction. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, construction for the ride has been paused. According to predictions, Disney will showcase the new ride not before 2023 as construction is running behind schedule for now. The release is delayed by a year at least.

If you are wondering what the ride is, let us explain! This new attraction is a dark ride. It uses trackless vehicles in addition to bold projection mapping which has the ability to transform the animated world that you are surrounded with. It is an immersive technology that will simulate the world of Mickey Mouse.


Disney President Gives a Sneak Peak

It was in an Instagram post that Disney revealed the new ride being constructed. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway ride was under construction in the Instagram picture posted by Ken Potrock. Ken is the president of the Disneyland Resort. In the caption, he stated that the ride would not be debuting in 2022(which was the previously announced date), but in 2023.

In his Instagram caption, he expressed how thrilled he was to announce his happiest view on earth. He gave his followers a special peek outside a window of their Disney Anaheim building. That specific view offered a behind-the-scenes look at a momentous moment that happened at Disneyland Park. This magic milestone was the placing of the first steel beam of what will become the future Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway. This will be the new park attraction that is scheduled to open for all the visitors in 2023. He also used the hashtag RunawayRailway as he signed off the caption.


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