Track Replacement Coming to the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

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    TIMEFRAME

    January 2, 2021

    RUMOR STATUS

    Confirmed

    The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover closed in early March prior to the COVID-19 shutdown and has remained closed following the re-opening of the parks.

    Various reports suggest a technical issue with the attraction has caused the shut down. BlogMickey.com is reporting that the attraction will receive a full replacement of the magnetic linear induction motors across the entire track.

    Internal documents indicate that the attraction will remain closed through at least January 2, 2021.

    RUMOR TIMELINE

    October 19, 2020: BlogMickey.com is reporting that internal calendars at Disney indicate that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover refurbishment has been extended through at least January 2, 2021.

    October 17, 2020: BlogMickey.com is reporting that internal calendars at Disney indicate that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover refurbishment has been extended through at least January 2, 2021.

    September 16, 2020: BlogMickey.com is reporting that internal calendars at Disney indicate that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover refurbishment has been extended through at least November 28, 2020.

    September 6, 2020: BlogMickey.com is reporting that internal calendars at Disney indicate that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover will remain closed through at least November 21, 2020.

    August 8, 2020: WDWMagic.com is reporting that internal documents indicate that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover will be closed through October.

    July 25, 2020: BlogMickey.com reported that the attraction will receive a full replacement of the magnetic linear induction motors across the entire track.

    Cast Members in the area advised Blog Mickey that the replacement could take “a month or more”. They are clear to classify this as a rumor citing only a front line cast member as the source.

    July 23, 2020: WDWMagic.com user marni1971 is reporting that the temporary closure is due to a maintenance/parts issue.

    July 11, 2020: The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover did not re-open with the rest of the Magic Kingdom.

    March 9, 2020: The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover had an unannounced temporary closure. Its last day of operation was March 8th.

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