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Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Opens Next Year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

Our first Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is opening in 2019 – and we have new, exciting details to share!

During D23 Expo Japan, Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced the opening year and showed how we’re pulling out all of the stops to make Mickey’s first attraction an unbelievable experience for everyone. Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will feature a new catchy theme song created especially for the attraction as well as a new experience that defies logic that we’re calling 2 ½-D. No glasses required.

On the attraction, the fun begins when you see the premiere of a new cartoon short with Mickey and Minnie getting ready for a picnic. As they head out, they drive alongside a train and find out that the engineer is Goofy. Then, one magical moment lets you step into the movie and on Goofy’s train for a wacky, wild ride.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will put you inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short where you’re the star and anything can happen. And for the first time, we shared a preview of what the cars will look like when you board the attraction for a zany, out-of-control adventure filled with surprising twists and turns.

The teams helping create the attraction are currently working with partners at Disney Television Animation—the people who create the popular and award-winning Mickey Shorts – to keep the characters and story authentic and to make sure you’re able to step through the movie screen and join Mickey and his friends like never before.

Keep checking the Disney Parks Blog for future updates on the Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway.

Comments

  • No, seriously–Do YOU like those new shorts?

  • “And for the first time, we shared a preview of what the cars will look like when you board the attraction for a zany, out-of-control adventure filled with surprising twists and turns” -Where is this! I’d love to see!

  • Very exciting. Especially for little kids that get very little Mickey and Minnie outside character greetings in the parks.

  • Sounds awesome, when in 2019? our family is planning a trip for January. Thanks

  • Where can we find the preview of what the cars will look like for the ride?

  • I’m very happy that this ride will part of Hollywood Studios, but it seems that the original Walt Disney vision is being slowly and methodically diminished…I understand that Marvel is owned by Disney, Star Wars, Pixar etc, but we can never forget “it all began with a MOUSE” – you will just be a theme park and not Walt Disney World!

  • I’m excited for a new ride with Muckey and Minnie. But what is up with their weird look? They look more like Ren and Stimpy. Where’s good old Mickey Mouse?

  • We like old MIckey and Minnie!!! Always keep Mr. Disney on your mind!!