Today Disney Parks released an update on the “TRON Lightcycle/Run” being built at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in the form of a video.
The Walt Disney Imagineering project team is currently in its next ride testing phase, Phase II, also known as “push/pull,” and this video shows the first full-speed launch of the ride vehicle on the track.
For a good portion of the short video, it’s a rider’s POV of the coaster traveling under the outside canopy, which is a nice little touch.
As the video shows, the track is ready and there were no issues with the ride vehicle from launch to its return to station. It’s so exciting to watch, especially if you can’t wait for the attraction to open.
Take a look:
@disneyparks ?FIRST LAUNCH TEST!? at TRON Lightcycle / Run! ?? #Disney #DisneyParks #DisneyWorld #MagicKingdom #DisneyCastLife #Imagineering #TRON #RollerCoaster #RidePOV #BTS ♬ original sound – Disney Parks
This milestone test run brings the attraction that much closer to opening for guests to enjoy. There still isn’t an exact open date, but Disney is shooting for sometime this fall.
I am so excited to ride the “TRON Lightcycle/Run” coaster when it opens…are you? Let us know in the comments.