Disneyland Monorail Part 2
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Disneyland Monorail Part 2

October 11, 2019


(jingles) (music) (monorail horn) Hello, everyone. Welcome to the Disneyland Video Series! On today’s episode of the Disneyland Ride Review, we are going to be riding Monorail Blue to the Tomorrowland Station in Disneyland. For your safety, place remain seated keeping your hands at your keyboard at all times. And remember that there is no smoking while onboard. Thank you! We are now enroute to the Tomorrowland station. In case you are wondering where the Downtown Disney Station is located, it is just across from the AMC Theater and it is directly next to the Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney. Another monorail will arrive at the station every 5 to 10 minutes. Here is a tip for your next trip to the DIsneyland Resort. If you are planning on spending the morning in Disneyland and have lunch somewhere in Downtown Disney, you can take the monorail back to the Disneyland Resort. However, in order to achieve this, you must have purchased a ticket that day at the Disneyland Resort and also show that you had your hand stamped while exiting the Disneyland Resort. Unfortunately, this does not apply to those who have tickets to the Disney California Adventure theme park. We are now approaching the Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. To the right is Disney California Adventure while to our left is Disneyland. The building that we are passing by to our left is the home of the Grand Canyon diorama and the Primeval World. The Primeval World was actually featured it the 1964 New York World’s Fair. You can see both of these on the Disneyland Railroad going from the Tomorrowland Station to the Main Street Station. We are about to enter Disneyland. Please keep your hands and arms inside the monorail because it might get a little tight just ahead. Welcome to the World of Tomorrow. Tomorrowland, that is. Directly below us is Autopia, where kids of all ages can get behind the wheel of a car. Autopia has been around since the grand opening of Disneyland back in 1955. Although it has received new cars and even new tracks, it is still an original attraction. Directly ahead of us is the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage. Just beyond it is the Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction. Believe it or not, but the Monorail, the Submarine Voyage and the Matterhorn Bobsleds all opened on the same day: June 14, 1959. Here are some interesting facts about the Disneyland Monorail. When it first opened, it was known as the Mark I monorail and it only had three cars. Plus it was originally intended for being a sight-seeing attraction. However, since the popularity of the monorail grew, it was decided that it would be used more for transportation instead of an actual attraction. As time went along, more cars were added to the Disneyland Monorail and even a new station was built near the Disneyland Hotel. The different generations of the monorails include Mark I monorail, Mark II monorail, Mark III monorail, Mark IV monorail, Mark V monorail, and the Mark VII monorail. There was never a Mark VI monorail (only at Walt Disney World). The current monorail is approximately 140 feet long, weighs over 120 thousand pounds, and can reach speeds up to 30 miles per hour. We have now travelled from Tomorrowland into Fantasyland. To the right of the monorail is one of the most famous and beloved attractions: It’s a Small World. Other attractions that you can find in Fantasyland include Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Tea Party Peter Pan’s Flight Snow White’s Scary Adventure Pinocchio’s Daring Journey and Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. Lets not forget Dumbo the Flying Elephant and the Casey Jr. Circus Train. (Plus King Arthur’s Carousel) We are now approaching the Tomorrowland Station. If you will be leaving us here, thanks for watching. Please be sure to LIKE this video, leave a comment down below, and subscribe to Shaun Allen Films: The Disneyland Video Series. If you want to continue on with the adventure and head back to the Downtown Disney Station, click the annotation in front of you or click the link in the description of this video. Thanks for traveling with us. And we hope you enjoy the rest of your day here at Disneyland. (music) Hey, everyone. Thanks for watching today’s episode. Say, would you like to see more of my material on YouTube? Well, now is your chance. To the left of the screen my Shaun Allen Films: The Educational Series channel and over here to the right is Shaun Allen Films: The Vlog Seires. Please be sure to check them out and to SUBSCRIBE! Also I have made a Twitter and Facebook page dedicated to The Disneyland Video Series. If you want to check them out, look for the links in the description of this video. Well, I hope you guys enjoyed the video and I’ll see you next time on The Educational Series. WHAT? This isn’t The Educational Series. It’s the Disneyland Video Series. Oops. I’m so used to saying The Educational Series. I’m sorry about that. I’ve already made several episodes so I’m used to it. Ok bye! (jingles)

1 Comment

  • Reply The Disneyland Video Series April 28, 2013 at 5:35 am

    True. But at Disneyland, there has never been a Mark 6 monorail.

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