Zooming into the Magic Kingdom is TRON Lightcycle Run!
The transplant ride will be very similar to its counterpart in Shanghai Disneyland.
Disney shares that this attraction will allow riders to “experience the energy, lights and excitement of TRON’s high-tech universe” in this “thrilling race through the digital frontier.”
Get ready to board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles which will reach speeds up to 59 miles per hour! (Although this is faster than Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster, it doesn’t quite out-speed Test Track’s 65-mile per hour limit.)
Lighting will play a huge role, as the indoor roller coaster will feature shifting light panels, so the ride experience will change from day to night depending on the light!
Look for this attraction in Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland.
TRON Lightcycle Run Construction
We have been keeping a close eye on the construction for TRON Lightcycle Run.
In December 2020, we noticed some of those white canopy pieces in the front, waiting to be installed, and you can see that most of the paneling is already up on the show building that will house the indoor portion of the ride, although work does appear to be continuing there.
Progress is taking place quickly, as just a few days after the photo above was taken, the canopy looked like THIS:
We’re constantly sharing our latest looks on the blog, so stay tuned!
We’ve even taking in the views from outside of Magic Kingdom. As seen from Disney’s Contemporary Resort, the first major portion of the canopy is installed, and contains a portion of the track.
We hope you’ll join us on this page and on the blog as the progress continues!
TRON Lightcycle Run Photo Op
Can’t wait to board a Lightcycle?
Well, you can right now… kind of!
Though we’ll still have to wait until 2021 to ride, guests visiting Tomorrowland can hop on a Lightcycle for a unique photo op!
TRON Lightcycle Run Timeframe
TRON Lightcyle Run was originally slated to open in time for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort: October 1, 2021. However, because Walt Disney World was closed for several months in 2020 due to the global health crisis, it’s possible the project has met with delays and may not open in 2021. We will continue to update this page with the most current information as it becomes available.
Location: Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland in Disney World; Shanghai Disneyland
FastPass+: No information currently
Features: Indoor roller coaster, 59 miles per hour speeds, bike vehicles, shifting light panels, changing experiences from day to night
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