Thursday, May 1, 2014

New POV Video of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is currently having an extended media day for several things, and luckily for us one of them includes previews of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

The final piece of the New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom, the family roller coaster ride has been under construction for what seems like eons.  Granted it hasn't been nearly that long, but getting park guests (at least media for now) on the attraction is a big step!

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train features Vekoma hardware and new trains designed to swing as they head around the course.  There's a decent sized dark ride section in the middle of the ride, so do not go looking for 'traditional' roller coaster pacing on this one.  The dark ride section features the fancy new animatronics that Disney has been showing off, and overall the experience seems like a big win for the family segment.

The video above is from Orlando Attractions Magazine, click over to their site to read more about the ride.


Unknown said...

It sounded as if the music was missing from the first half of the dark-ride section on the first POV, and from the second half on the second POV. Peculiar. Oh, well, they'll probably get that worked out soon.

Seems like a short ride, and it's a little peculiar that The Magic Kingdom now has two different coasters themed after mine trains. And I probably wouldn't get my daughter on it because those animatronics give her the heebie-jeebies. But it's certainly fancy.