Guests Were Forced to Evacuate This Classic Disney Attraction

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There’s no doubt about it: Disneyland Resort is the Happiest Place on Earth. But even the Happiest Place on Earth can have complications and technical difficulties…

Unfortunately, one group of Guests experienced these technical difficulties as soon as they’d gotten on this classic attraction after waiting in a long, long line.

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Many attractions are credited as ‘classic Disney rides’ and have been replicated in different Disney Parks all around the world.

Examples include Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Jungle Cruise,  the Haunted Mansion, and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Each of these attractions has been replicated in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom but originated in Disneyland Park.

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There’s no doubt that Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is one of the most beloved. This thrill ride is located in Frontierland, and it’s not just a roller coaster; it’s the wildest ride in the Old West!

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Whether visiting Disneyland Park or Magic Kingdom, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is often described as a must-ride attraction.

However, for one group of Guests, the chance to experience this Old West roller coaster would be interrupted by technical difficulties.


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In this video, we can see that the attraction has stopped and that Disneyland Cast Members are assisting Guests out of the ride vehicles before escorting them off the attraction.

Although it’s disappointing to have to evacuate a ride after waiting in an entire line, the chance to see  Big Thunder Mountain Railroad behind the scenes up close and personal is definitely something most Disney fans have on their bucket list.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.