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BREAKING: Monorail Silver Has Lost Power, Second To Strand Guests This Week at Walt Disney World

Just three days ago, Monorail Orange lost power at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Now Monorail Silver has suffered a similar fate on the EPCOT Monorail line while en route to the Transportation and Ticket Center.

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The EPCOT Monorail line reopened last month, and tonight Monorail Silver lost power while on that line heading to the Transportation and Ticket Center. Guests were left stranded above the EPCOT parking lot, not far from the EPCOT Monorail Station. Power was eventually restored to the Monorail, however it still required the Monorail line maintenance vehicle to tow it in.

This video, shared to WDWNT by Twitter user @jf_batt, shows the Monorail Line maintenance vehicle coming to tow Monorail Silver back into the station. However the maintenance vehicle couldn’t get latched on the side that it initially approached from. So guests were stuck even longer as it traveled the entire length of the EPCOT Monorail line to approach Monorail Silver from the opposite side. Guests were stranded for over forty minutes.

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Krista Strause
Krista Strause
3 months ago

We are still stranded, it has been 2 hours. I am on Monorail Silver and have been since 7:10pm. They are trying to get the brakes to release so they can attempt to push us back to the station.

Rob smo
Rob smo
3 months ago
Reply to  Krista Strause

Krista, our daughter Meg Smo
Is also stranded on one of the cars. What a mess.

STP
STP
3 months ago
Reply to  Krista Strause

Does Disney give guests any free vouchers of any kind for their wasted time trapped? I once saw Splash Mountain broken down and a cast member out in the sun holding a umbrella over the guests stranded in the log in direct sunlight. Not sure how I would react in such scenarios to lose an hour or more, esp in the heat/sunlight.

Charles Gowans
Charles Gowans
3 months ago
Reply to  STP

Yes, they did compensate us with a 1 day park hopper and $75 in gift cards for each one of us.

Unsinkable Mongala Millie
Unsinkable Mongala Millie
3 months ago

Question, will there be a Genie+ MAX option that will allow me to know in advance if my method of transportation is going to breakdown?

K Graff
K Graff
3 months ago

I waved at you all from the ground. It was just towed back a few minutes ago when we were leaving. :(

May
May
3 months ago

Main reason I wish to avoid the Monorail.

Sam
Sam
3 months ago

If only they had had some down time for maintenance…. like a year or so. Get rid of the duct tape monorails

Charles Gowans
Charles Gowans
3 months ago

The driver did a great job keeping us informed of what was happening. He did not try to lie he was genuine and informative. Disney did not hesitate to compensate everyone fairly when we exited the monorail. Great job!!

Drew
Drew
3 months ago

Concerning, especially given Disney’s plan to rapidly increase capacity. The monorails need some attention/replacement. Refurbishment for materials I don’t think will cut it.

Patrick
Patrick
3 months ago

This is just getting stupid at this point

Ben Dover
Ben Dover
2 months ago

I feel bad for all the people that got stuck and has to stay in the monorail. It’s sad to see the monorails like this.