Skyliner gondolas reopen at Disney World in the present day after earlier incident

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On Sept. 29, Disney World proudly launched a model new strategy to get round a number of the large Disney World advanced by way of the Skyliner gondolas.

Nevertheless, lower than every week later, on Oct. 5, the Skyliners got here to a halt after an accident induced a couple of of the gondola vehicles to collide with one another at a loading/unloading station. Some visitors had been caught in gondolas within the air for greater than three hours earlier than they may all be safely off-loaded.

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Whereas the Skyliners have been working empty throughout checks since Oct. 5, in the present day marks the primary date that visitors can once more board the gondolas to journey between Disney’s Artwork of Animation, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Seashore Resort, the Disney’s Riviera Resort (opening in December) and Epcot or Hollywood Studios. Disney studies that the Skyliner is scheduled to be open in the present day from eight a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

We all know lots of you may have been searching for an replace on Disney Skyliner at Walt Disney World Resort and are glad to share that it has reopened to visitors in the present day: https://t.co/X0MvEO6rvm pic.twitter.com/PJxecCKXgq

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) October 14, 2019

TPG has reached out to Disney Parks for a remark concerning the Oct. 5 Skyliner incident and subsequent reopening. We’re awaiting a reply, however on the Disney Parks weblog, Disney states:

“Following an entire overview with the producer, we’ve made changes to our processes and coaching, and we’re bettering how we talk with visitors throughout their flight with Disney Skyliner.”

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The Disney Parks web site additionally notes some modified Skyliner hours this week resulting from system updates:

Oct. 16:  The Disney Hollywood Studios line will likely be closed whereas the opposite two strains will likely be accessible from 1 to 10:30 p.m.
Oct. 17–18: All strains will likely be open from 1 to 10:30 p.m.

Hopefully the Oct. 5 incident gained’t repeat, however I extremely advocate having everybody use the restroom earlier than boarding the Skyliner, simply in case of a delay. Its reopening is nice information for these staying at one of many resorts on the road as flying to a resort seems like much more enjoyable than boarding a bus — assuming you aren’t dangling within the air for a couple of further hours.

Featured picture by David Roark / Disney Parks

Summer season Hull
aka Mommy Factors, ran the Mommy Factors web site for households who wish to journey extra for much less utilizing miles and factors for seven years and now heads up TPG Household when she is not exploring the world along with her personal two ladies.

 

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