Ever since the Shanghai Disneyland resort opened up last year in the mainland China, one of the most highly voted and popular E-ticket attractions of the Tron Lightcycle Coaster is unlike anything in roller coaster design. Now for the exciting news in which Tron will be going through the Grid and coming towards the United States at the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World resort! Here’s more of the details to know about the Tron Coaster in the Tomorrowland section of the park.
Now to make it clear that Tron will “not” being replacing the Tomorrowland Speedway as many other media outlets were reporting it on the inter webs. The Tron attraction will be sitting in a brand new area right next towards Space Mountain and by the Magic Kingdom Railroad. This attraction is unlike anything with bright neon lights and a coaster-style attraction where riders board on two-wheeled Lightcycles. Guests will be reaching speeds up towards 60 mph in this high tech and digital world of the Tron Universe and possibly jamming it out towards some Daft Punk.
Artist Concept Only for the Tron Lightcycle Coaster will be here just in time for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary. Source: (©Disney)
Designed by Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is one of Disney’s most thrilling attractions that they two companies ever built- now in China and upcoming in the United States. Now this just all inner guessing and it could be possible that Disney and Vekoma have been long in talks during the development process of the Shanghai Disneyland resort and the Blue Sky Cellar were thinking of bringing the Tron Coaster towards the United States but, not sure of when though.
Well to follow up with that inner guess in which Chairman Bob Chapek, of the Walt Disney Parks & Resorts confirmed that Tron will be just in time for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary in 2021. No specific date wasn’t confirmed but, do check back for updates for this highly anticipated attraction.
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Source: Disney Parks Blog