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Behind the Scenes at the Disneyland Resort Monorail Roundhouse

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

As we get closer to the 55th anniversary of the Disneyland Monorail this Saturday, we’ve been bringing you unique looks at this iconic Disney Parks attraction. Today we’re taking you behind the scenes for an insider’s look at the Disneyland Resort Monorail Roundhouse. Electrician Peter Gonzalez gives us the scoop on how the monorail works and what his team does to keep the highway in the sky running every day.

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  • Hi Erin,

    There’s nothing like the Disneyland Monorail, nothing. It’s an entirely different experience from the minute a guest boards. I love, love, loved my ride!

    Thank you,

  • Wow, Erin. I just saw in that video the actual tires on the monorail that help propel and stabilize the vehicle. Hmm.

    I have seen the monorail floating effortlessly dozens of times before, believing that because it is *our beloved Disneyland Monorail, that its method of propulsion surely must be “faith, trust, and a little pixie dust.”


  • I’ve been enjoying the insights in to the monorail at Disneyland. Maybe one of these visits we can ride in the nose cone!

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