If you’re planning a visit to Disneyland Resort in March, you’ll want to plan for a refurbishment closure of the Disneyland Monorail towards the end of the month.
A notice on the official Disneyland page for the Monorail states:
“Beginning March 20, 2023, the Disneyland Monorail will be closed for refurbishment and will reopen on March 24, 2023.”
This means Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort March 20-23, 2023, will have to walk from Downtown Disney District into Disneyland Park.
The closure of the Monorail also means Guests will not be able to enter Disneyland using the entrance at the Downtown Disney District station. Plan for extra traffic at Disneyland’s Main Entrance those four days.
With such a short closure, no major changes are expected.
Hopefully when the Monorail reopens, it still has the pretty Disney 100 EARidescent wrap:
About the Monorail
The Disneyland Monorail was originally called the Disneyland Alweg Monorail System, and opened on June 14, 1959.
When it opened, it was just another park attraction, as it only had the one station in Tomorrowland. But in 1961, the track was extended outside the park to a second station near the Disneyland Hotel.
The original Hotel station was torn down in 1999, and a new station, now called the Downtown Disney Station, was built in the same place.
The Monorail offers one-of-a-kind views on this classic 2.5-mile, 13-minute round-trip journey, as it takes Guests between the Downtown Disney District station and the Tomorrowland station inside the park, with a route that includes a peek inside Disney California Adventure.
Trains run approximately every 10 minutes, and Guests with valid theme park admission can skip the Main Entrance by boarding the Monorail at the Downtown Disney District station, traveling straight to Tomorrowland.
Because the system uses a 600-volt DC power source, it emits no direct exhaust or pollutants into the atmosphere, making it an eco-friendly mode of transportation.
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