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Old 12-30-2012, 07:29 AM   #16
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What a nightmare! The monorail is down, so after leaving Epcot (that line was working) at the TTC, we were sent to a bus for the resort monorails and MK.

It took us 50 minutes to get from the TTC to the Contemporary. Yes, we were stuck on the bus that entire time. Add to that the 20 minutes it took for the bus to pick us up at the TTC, and you have a 70 minute trip from the TTC to the Contemprary.
~That is a nightmare! So sorry, that happened. This monorail nonsense needs to be addressed asap! I love the MK resorts but I don't think we will return until the monorail is fixed. It just annoys me -- I can't understand why fixing it is not a high priority. I hope the rest of your trip goes smoothly!
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:51 AM   #17
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:22 AM   #18
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We were there the first week in December and the monorail was down several times from Epcot to TTC. Seems like they are having more and more problems.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:28 AM   #19
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wouldn't it have been qujicker to get back on the monorail to EPCOT, then catch the bus to CR from there?
No buses from Epcot to CR.
I have been stuck at Epcot, with the monorail down, in the past. At least the OP had the monorail to TTC working!! We took the bus from Epcot to the TTC, figuring that we would be able to take the ferry to MK. Nope, not happening. There had to be 1000 people in line before us. So...we hoofed it over to the Polynesian, figuring we would take the little boat. About 50 people in line ahead of us there!!! It took about 90 mins to get from the TTC to MK that night. My dh was so annoyed by the time we got to MK that he just walked over to the buses and took one back to BWV!!! Dd and I continued into MK without him.

I have to tell you that when the monorail goes down, the ripple effect is something to see!!!
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:29 AM   #20
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We were there last night and the monorails were all down for some reason. Then we were told there was a problem with the ferries and the only option left was to take a bus back to ttc. Now mind you this was after the fireworks and there were loads of people..........9 buses later!!!! We were finally able to board a bus. So totally was NOT feeling the magic last night......
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:22 PM   #21
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First, we were told the bus was coming when we were at the TTC. We were not at MK.

A CM with a phone and clipboard was there and she was doing her best. She said it would be there soon and kept calling dispatch. It just ended up taking 20 minutes.

Second, we were on the bus for 50 minutes. We literally could not get off. It's not possible to do anything in that situation.

For some reason the bus stops at the resorts were backed up. We could not get off the bus. That's what took 50 minutes from the TTC to CR.
I dont know why I was thinking MK. Must have been wishful thinking on my part.
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Sorry you had such a horrible experience
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