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Concrete Pump Returns, Safety Netting Added as TRON Lightcycle Run Begins Testing with Weights at Magic Kingdom

A new milestone has been reached at TRON Lightcycle / Run in the Magic Kingdom, as the ride has begun testing with weights.

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We could see the white weights in every other Lightcycle.

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Vehicle testing has been underway since March, though the weights mark a significant step forward as they begin to test for guests to race through The Grid safely.

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Meanwhile, the concrete pump has returned, and safety netting is installed under the track to catch loose objects.

TRON Lightcycle Run Construction
TRON Lightcycle Run Construction
TRON Lightcycle Run Construction

If you missed the illuminated ride vehicles testing, check it out here!

TRON Lightcycle Run Construction

Where workers are standing now was previously covered and appeared not to have a solid base.

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Crews are continuing to use the water-resistant GlasRoc sheathing.

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Steel framework is along the side of Tomorrowland Light & Power Co.

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The entrance is blocked with construction walls, and the shop remains closed.

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The guest pathways, Walt Disney World Railroad tunnels, and tracks continue to further TRON’s development.

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A concrete pump is back near the attraction.

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The construction crew was also spotted on scissor lifts under TRON Lightcycle / Run.

TRON Lightcycle Run concept art

The concept art above shows us what TRON Lightcycle / Run, the Walt Disney World Railroad tunnel, and the surrounding walkways will look like upon completion.

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  1. I thought maybe this would be done by the time I visit in October. Looks like there’s no chance of that now… :(

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