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  • Bring to Walt Disney World: The Hyperloop
    Bring to Walt Disney World: The Hyperloop

    This week crazy-like-a-fox billionaire businessman Elon Musk introduced his latest revolutionary concept, the Hyperloop, and then gave it away to the masses as an open source project. Musk’s previous successes include Paypal (without which much online transactions wouldn’t happen), Tesla (an electric car company that’s profitable for a change), SpaceX…

  • Shanghai Disneyland to get Exclusive Metro Line
    Shanghai Disneyland to get Exclusive Metro Line

    Shanghai Disneyland is being built a bit off the beaten track, but relatively close to a major freeway that helps outline the future expansion for the city. It was just announced that Shanghai’s Metro (a system of mass transit that includes Subway, Light Rail, and MagLev trains) will build a…

  • Las Vegas Monorail Woes
    Las Vegas Monorail Woes

    The Las Vegas monorail, which at one time used old Walt Disney World trains, has run into some financial troubles. That’s to be expected with the slowdown of tourism in the town. The bankruptcy will put a stop to the planned expansion of the line to the airport and other…

  • The Monorail Troubles
    The Monorail Troubles

    I’m getting a lot of reports about the troubles Disney had with the Magic Kingdom monorail system this weekend. Turns out the worst was some inconvenience for guests that Disney could have handled better. However, they’re really playing with fire. I have a report from someone who is very familiar…

  • Anaheim moves closer to Monorail or Peoplemover System
    Anaheim moves closer to Monorail or Peoplemover System

    From the OC Register we find out that Anaheim is moving forward in its plan to add an elevated transportation system between the Disneyland Resort area and a transportation hub near Angel Stadium. This is also a big step toward building an eventual high speed rail between Anaheim and Las…

  • Video of a freshly painted Monorail Teal
    Video of a freshly painted Monorail Teal

    Monorail Teal was spotted parked outside the maintenance bay sporting a Teal color strip. Looks almost ready to return to service. Having one more train on the beam will certainly help when the holiday crowds arrive. Previously: Monorail Teal testing at Walt Disney World.

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