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New Overlays Coming to WDW Monorails

In a¬†somewhat surprising¬†move, part of the Walt Disney World Monorail will be made to look like light-cycles in preparation for the upcoming “TRON: Legacy” movie. [Concept art below] The trains on the EPCOT line will get the TRON overlay as early as later this month (The film premieres on December 17, 2010).

Mother of Monorail Driver Sues Disney

The mother of Austin Wueenenberg (21) who was killed in July 2009 after a crash involving two monorails at Walt Disney World, has filed a lawsuit against the Disney company. Christinie Wuennenberg claims that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Inc., her son’s employer, was responsible for his death because of negligent conduct. The NTSB report […]

Netcot #147 – Hotel Comparisons Worldwide

News, stories and links featured in this week’s show: Disney World raises ticket prices and has industry analysts nervous about it. Disney has a 15 for the price of 12 offer for WDW AP holders. The Richard Petty Driving Experience shifts gears on their marketing. Disneyland area monorail: OC coverage Disneyland area monorail: Anaheim […]

New procedure changes to improve Monorail safety

Two weeks after a crash of two monorails which killed the pilot of one of the monorails involved, the company has a number of new safety procedures in place to ensure the safety of monorails. Some of these procedures include: Addition of more employees at the monorail stations to oversee operations of the monorail system […]

Netcot #144 – Carousel of Progress

Links to stories discussed in this episode: More news continues to emerge about the monorail crash at WDW Disney Parks has a new Twitter feed with lots of helpful information Disney and Hong Kong have come to agreements about expansion plans for the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort expansion The Swan and Dolphin resorts (at WDW) […]