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More Canopy Added to TRON Lightcycle Run at Magic Kingdom

Almost the entire canopy of TRON Lightcycle / Run has been installed above the new coaster at Magic Kingdom.

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Crew members are attaching strips of the canopy to the framework piece by piece. On our latest ride on the PeopleMover, we saw them working near the show building.

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The blue netting is temporary while the final canopy is installed.

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Three crew members were atop the canopy framework, pulling the new piece taut and securing it.

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Paneling will also need to be installed along the edge of the canopy.

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A second smaller canopy will create a sort of tunnel towards the attraction’s entrance.

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The canopy not only shades the exterior portion of the coaster but will light up during the ride.

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We could see crew members in a cherry picker installing some white paneling on the inside curve of the canopy.

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Guests will walk under the coaster to reach the entrance of the ride.

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The walkway has been paved, but final railings have yet to be installed.

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A crew member was standing near a large crate today.

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A second walkway — which connects to Storybook Circus — will go under the first. There are several wave-shaped walls sticking out from the first walkway now.

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This second walkway has yet to be paved and is still just flat dirt.

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A row of rebar to the left seems to be forming another wall.

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The planter at the beginning of the walkway will hold a sign for the attraction.

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Past the walkway will be the Walt Disney World Railroad tunnel.

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A path lined with orange netting seems to outline where the train tracks will eventually go.

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The tunnel will go beneath the walkway.

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Several scissor lifts were up for working on the entrance canopy.

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Black sheathing is visible at the entrance of the building. Meanwhile, white and green sheathing is still visible at the bottom of the show building.

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Two large crates were sitting near the scissor lifts.

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We saw ride vehicles push-pull testing a few weeks ago but haven’t seen them since. They might be testing inside.

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From Storybook Circus, we can see the lockers building for TRON Lightcycle / Run.

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The building is almost entirely covered in grey paneling, but some green weather-proof sheathing is still visible.

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Crew members have been working on this platform, but we didn’t see any today.

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The entire canopy visible from this side has been installed.

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White paneling is still missing from the edge.

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The white panels will create a rounded look to the edge of the canopy.

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Right now, there are several spokes pointing in toward the canopy. The next round of panels will go between these spokes.

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There is no announced opening date for TRON Lightcycle / Run at Magic Kingdom.

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