TRON Lightcycle / Run roller coaster trains

TRON Lightcycle Run Roller Coaster Trains Testing With Sound Effects at Magic Kingdom

TRON Lightcycle / Run roller coaster trains have been testing more and more frequently at Magic Kingdom. Today, we saw the trains being launched at approximately 30-second intervals. Every seventh train was accompanied by sound effects.

You can hear the audio in our Twitter video below.

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The sound effects are subtle and just add some extra techy swooshes to the trains.

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The trains have also been tested at night with the canopy fully illuminated and their wheel lights on.

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Meanwhile, construction continues on the attraction’s entrance.

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Several scissor-lifts were employed this morning as crew members secured pieces of the small entrance canopy.

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The trains launch from beneath the entrance walkway.

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Sparkling pavement was recently added at the start of the elevated walkway.

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Guests will walk past Space Mountain and beneath the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover track to reach TRON Lightcycle / Run behind the Tomorrowland Speedway.

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There are several concrete walls and planters carving out the landscape in front of the new coaster.

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Rebar on the ground outlines where more pavement will be installed.

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Permanent railings have been added to a section of the elevated walkway.

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The railings, like much of the coaster’s exterior, are white.

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A sidewalk is under construction directly under the PeopleMover track, between TRON Lightcycle / Run and Tomorrowland Light & Power Co.

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Temporary wood railings outline the sidewalk as it is under construction.

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We could see a giant grey gear sitting at the back of the construction site. This was removed from the front of Tomorrowland Light & Power Co. last month. Gear theming has mostly been removed from Tomorrowland, but this prop’s continued presence a month after its removal could mean it will return to the store.

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More of the Walt Disney World Railroad train tracks have been reassembled nearby.

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The railroad remains closed due to the construction of TRON Lightcycle / Run.

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Tomorrowland Light & Power Co., a.k.a. the Space Mountain gift shop, is also closed. Crews have been working on the exterior for months now, but the interior is also getting an update.

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A new short overhang has been constructed around the store.

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Weatherproof sheathing remains exposed in some areas.

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Crew members on scaffolding seemed to be welding this morning.

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Decorative towers were the first thing to go from the store’s exterior, likely to make more space as guests will walk this way to reach TRON Lightcycle / Run.

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Years ago, the sidewalk led guests on a back route to Storybook Circus.

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There is no announced opening date for TRON Lightcycle / Run or reopening dates for Tomorrowland Light & Power Co. and Walt Disney World Railroad.

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