Photo: Disney Cast Member Pushes Broken-Down PeopleMover

Disney PeopleMover Breakdown
Images Credit: Disney / Clipart

The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover at the Magic Kingdom is one of the most beloved attractions but also one of the most troublesome recently. It appears that the elevated tour of Tomorrowland is still experiencing operational problems.

A photo posted to Reddit by u/smokeineyes a few days ago shows Cast Members literally pushing one of the blue trains along the track.

People powered people mover
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Visiting Magic Kingdom Park on Saturday, June 11, this reporter is happy to report that the Tomorrowland PeopleMover was up and running and functioning as normal.

It is unclear at the time what if anything went wrong with the Tomorrowland attraction, and it is also unclear why Cast Members had to resort to pushing it down the track.


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A working PeopleMover is arguably necessary for a Disney World summer, as a 10-minute walk-on ride gives Guests the chance to sit back and relax with a magical view and some semblance of personal space high above the crowds.

The Walt Disney World Resort describes the PeopleMover on its website as the following:


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Embark on a 10-minute tour of Tomorrowland aboard this mass transit system of the future.
Move Above and Beyond
Board an elevated tram for a leisurely voyage through Tomorrowland. During your narrated tour, go behind the scenes of attractions like Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Space Mountain and Star Traders retail shop. See architectural models of Progress City, the prototype for EPCOT. 

You’ll enjoy amazing up-close views of the park from a unique vantage point.

Magnet-Powered Magic

Always ahead of its time, the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover accelerates magnetically using linear induction motors.
The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover is the descendant of the original Wedway PeopleMover at Disneyland Park.
We at Disney Fanatic will continue to update our readers on Disney Parks news and stories as more developments continue to come to light.

About T.K. Bosacki

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, TK Bosacki is a professional writer, amateur adventurer, and lifelong Disney Fanatic. His Disney Park days include Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and Nomad Lounge. He believes in starting at the Canada pavilion (IYKYK), and the Monorail is superior to all Ferry Boats.

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