FIRST LOOK: Walt Disney World Railroad Train Engine 1 Receives Refurbishment

During the “Planes, Trains, and Monorails” panel at today’s Destination D23, it was revealed that Engine 1, the Walter E. Disney, of the Walt Disney World Railroad received a refurbishment.


The newly refurbished engine can be seen above. Imagineers also hinted at “more surprises” coming to the attraction when it eventually reopens.

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No reopening date was given. The train had to be redirected as the future site for TRON Lightcycle / Run bisects its previous path.

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  1. looks very nice. but no mention of when it goes back into service. took the grandkids down 2 years ago, no train rides. such a shame. i realize things take time with tron and all but seriously?

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