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Track Completed at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on June 5th, 2013 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


Walt Disney Imagineering just marked a milestone on one of the remaining attractions under construction in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. Check out the photo our Imagineering friends just shared with us to see one of the last pieces of track laid in place at the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

Track Completed at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, which will debut in 2014, is a family coaster that will take New Fantasyland guests on a journey through the mine where the Seven Dwarfs spend their days digging for gems. The attraction will feature music and characters from the classic Disney film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”

Track Completed at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park Track Completed at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

What do you think so far? Will you take a ride when the attraction opens next year?


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1

Philip on June 5th, 2013 at 8:12 am

Stoked. Yeah I said it. Can’t wait to take a ride on this one!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Me, too. Should be a blast.

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Joseph on June 5th, 2013 at 8:14 am

Of course we will go on it…and its more to photograph!!! I can not want for that!!

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Adrianne on June 5th, 2013 at 8:26 am

That looks like so much fun! And beautiful as well. Is the energy of the ride expected to be similar to Big Thunder Railroad?

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Shannon on June 5th, 2013 at 8:28 am

Yes, I will be taking a ride when it opens; I can’t wait; I’m looking forward to the new ride :)

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Martine from VA on June 5th, 2013 at 9:14 am

This looks awesome, can’t wait to ride it. It reminds me of VMK!

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Jeremy on June 5th, 2013 at 9:33 am

Can’t wait! Looks like a really fun ride, especially with the swinging cars. It’ll be nice to see the Dwarf’s mine environment too.

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Have you seen the construction in New Fantasyland? It’s HUGE! Should be a ton of fun.

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Kenny on June 5th, 2013 at 9:48 am

Yes! I can’t wait!

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Lee on June 5th, 2013 at 9:51 am

Awesome. Can not wait to get back down in Sept/Dec. This will be one of the first things I check out.

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 11:29 am

It’s hard to miss the construction of this new “mountain.” It looks like it will be VERY impressive in size.

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Carolyn on June 5th, 2013 at 10:01 am

Anyone know the month in 2014 the coaster might be completed?
I’m planning a trip for November, hopefully by then!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 11:28 am

As soon as we know, we’ll post the date here.

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Katie on June 5th, 2013 at 10:02 am

I can’t wait!! I haven’t seen the changes to Fantasy Land yet either, so I’m excited to see it all!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 11:29 am

You’ll love it! It turned out to be simply amazing.

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Maggie on June 5th, 2013 at 10:49 am

Will the ride have a height restriction on it?

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 6th, 2013 at 8:48 am

As soon as we know about a height restriction, we’ll let you know!

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Tony from CA on June 5th, 2013 at 2:58 pm

What’s the ride estimated running time? Will it offer fastpass?

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 5th, 2013 at 3:21 pm

As soon as we know these details, we’ll share it right here. Stay tuned!

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Mark from RI on June 5th, 2013 at 4:06 pm

It looks sooo much fun! I can’t wait to ride it. It’s amazing what they have done in the space that once was 20,000 Leagues. Truly amazing.

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Martha on June 5th, 2013 at 8:16 pm

I’ve heard this being categorized as a family coaster. Can someone clarify what the difference is between a Family Coaster vs a regular roller coaster.

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Amy on June 5th, 2013 at 8:43 pm

I am really hoping they open it before 2014! We are going in October and I’d love to be apart of one of those “soft” openings!

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david on June 5th, 2013 at 8:56 pm

This is one ride the Family is definitely excited about. Cant wait to see an imagineer video ride through! I’m sure it will be a favorite and something we will go on multiple times each visit

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Lisa on June 5th, 2013 at 9:41 pm

Can’t wait to start planning the 2014 trip to go ride this!!! YA! My parents and I saw the new Fantasyland last November on a preview night during MVMCP and it was AMAZING!!!!! Can’t wait to go back!!!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 6th, 2013 at 8:47 am

Lucky!

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Luke on June 5th, 2013 at 10:04 pm

When is this roller coaster going to open?

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 6th, 2013 at 8:47 am

All we know is 2014 at this point – it’s still very under construction, as you can see. Stay tuned!

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tara from KY on June 5th, 2013 at 10:26 pm

Looks Great! I can’t wait to ride it! Looking forward to seeing the New Fantasyland.

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Danny on June 6th, 2013 at 12:11 am

We can’t wait! My daughter is ready to mark the date on her calendar once this amazing addition is complete! Great job Imagineers!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 6th, 2013 at 8:48 am

:)

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michelle on June 6th, 2013 at 8:03 am

Ill be coming the first week of Dec , I cant wait …. I was there for the opening last Dec as well Im hoping I will be there for the opening this year as well !!!

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JEANY on June 6th, 2013 at 8:25 am

This will be a blast and I can’t wait to ride it next year! I will enjoy this ride!

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Brittney from AL on June 6th, 2013 at 9:10 am

Absolutely cannot wait to ride!!!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 6th, 2013 at 10:45 am

I love the enthusiasm!

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Mary on June 6th, 2013 at 11:21 am

I’m so excited!! While I will always fondly remember, and sorely miss, the Snow White ride, I’m glad future generations will have such a wonderful example of that great film. Maybe it’ll be less scary for those littler guests as well…?

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Marla on June 6th, 2013 at 11:36 am

So excited! Snow White has always been my favorite princess. Can’t wait for this ride to be completed! :)

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Charlee on June 6th, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Is there an estimated time of year in 2014 to the attraction to open? I’m going in May and wishing it will be up and running by that time!

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John on June 6th, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Looks like it will be a great ride. I was wondering if each car is free swinging during the ride? If so, I would worry a little if I was sharing the car with “energetic swingers” who wanted to swing more than enjoy the ride experience. If that were the case, it might be better if each seat were “swingable”. I admit the two seaters probably look more like mine cars, although there were small cars in some of the old mines. Anyway should be a great ride.

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Megan from WA on June 6th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Do we know what the height restrictions will be? Hoping my little guy can go!

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 7th, 2013 at 3:57 pm

As soon as we know, we’ll let you know!

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Susan on June 7th, 2013 at 1:12 pm

I can’t wait! We’ll be going to WDW next year…

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Rebecca on June 8th, 2013 at 12:22 pm

When will you know specifics of when it is opening? My Mom and I are coming next year (March 10) and we will be really disappointed if it’s not open!

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Sandra on June 9th, 2013 at 8:38 am

Can you please tell us if this new ride will be fast pass. We appreciate your help to plan our upcoming trip.

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Sharon on June 9th, 2013 at 6:13 pm

New Fantasyland looks good. However, is there any chance that Mickey Mouse’s House will return. You would be amazed how many people were upset about its removal.
I was since my little nephew was waiting to see it!

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Danette on June 9th, 2013 at 6:28 pm

Loved the New Fantasyland, the kids and I peeked our eyes through to get a glimpse. We would love to know when it’s opening so that we can plan to enjoy the attraction.

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edward from LA on June 9th, 2013 at 7:41 pm

I’m 77yrs young and my companion is 81 yrs young we go to DW 2 times a year n will there in Dec .now we can’t wait 2014…..

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 10th, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Sounds great, Edward!

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Charles on June 9th, 2013 at 7:46 pm

we have been 10 or so times since January. and its great to see the changes each time we visit. looking forward to the maiden voyage of this one! digressing… nice that the opened up the path from new fantasy land to ToonTown

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 10th, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Wow, you must really like the changes! The area is great, isn’t it?

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George on June 9th, 2013 at 7:53 pm

planning a trip in late 2014 with all grandkids can’t wait to see all that’s has been done since last visit 3 years ago

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LaKisha on June 9th, 2013 at 8:43 pm

Can’t wait to go back next year!! My home away from home.Looks awesome!! I hope that I’m there when it opens.

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Matthew from AB on June 9th, 2013 at 8:58 pm

YES! I just wish it was going to be done later this year when we visit.

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Chet on June 9th, 2013 at 9:04 pm

I have to say that I am a bit disappointed that this won’t be open in September when we visit. This will be our boys’ first trip to Disney. We’re staying at the Art of Animation, purchased 6 day passes and got the Dining Plan for just a small up charge from the Quick Service plan (which was included for free as part of the Free Dining Plan promotion plan). Trying to get all of the dining reserved now.

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Melissa on June 10th, 2013 at 12:42 am

Its great a new coaster is being added and it looks really good. The Snow Whites Scary Adventures didn’t need to be taken out though!

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JIMMY from IL on June 10th, 2013 at 2:14 am

What is the scheduled opening date for the “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train”?

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 10th, 2013 at 5:16 pm

2014 is all we know at this point.

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Shawn on June 10th, 2013 at 4:36 am

Looks interesting. Shame it had to open at the expense of the Snow White dark ride, though.

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Marcus on June 13th, 2013 at 10:22 am

Can’t wait to go back down and see all of the new Fantasyland! Will this coaster be more of a thrill ride along the same kind as Space Mountain & Rock N’ Roller Coaster or is it going to be more of a thrill ride like the Barnstormer?

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 17th, 2013 at 6:06 pm

It’s a “family coaster.” :)

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Warner on June 13th, 2013 at 11:37 am

We will be there for Disney Marathon Weekend, we were hoping that it would be open then but, we doubt it will. Well guess we have to plan another trip back.

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Kristy on June 14th, 2013 at 3:35 pm

Jennifer – it really looks as though this is moving along faster than anticipated! Someone with Disney Reservations even told me over the phone that she has a hunch it could be completed late this year at the rate they’re going…..I hope this is true! Any info on that?
What construction is actually left to complete?
Thanks!

46

Ron on June 14th, 2013 at 5:11 pm

When can I get my fast pass? LOL

 

Jennifer Fickley-Baker on June 17th, 2013 at 6:07 pm

:)

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Jackie on June 18th, 2013 at 9:05 am

I’m really excited for this ride! The part of Snow White where the Dwarves are in the mine, and there are so many gorgeous gems is my favorite part!

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Lauren on July 16th, 2013 at 11:49 am

We can’t wait to go on this new ride next year. I finally broke down and planned a trip this year though. Life without Disney is pretty boring.

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Dina on July 23rd, 2013 at 2:11 pm

my husband and I have been going to Disney for well over 20 year I got to see 20,000 leagues under the sea submarine he is so sad he never got to go on that we are going again to Disney in September 2013 as Florida residents we will be back often are they ever gonna do anything with that submarine ride?

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Joseph from PA on August 13th, 2013 at 9:31 pm

Visiting the first of March 2014. We hope the train is running on the track and the miners are in the shafts for our enjoyment. We just visited Disneyland two weeks ago, our first visit. Well done Walt! Looking forward to get back to the WDW!

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