Saw New Monorail Yesterday-Cool! w/pix

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  1. Dizneydaz

    Dizneydaz DIS Veteran

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    Hi, it's probably been reported here already but DD8 and I spent the day at DLR yesterday and saw the new monorail. It looks really cool! They were running it empty all day-for tests.

    Here's pix of it. Enjoy!
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    In the pictures it looks red and white (with blue windows) but in person the red changes to maroon sometimes and the white is silver.
     
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  3. bonita_babe232

    bonita_babe232 <font color=magenta>Someone tell me something cute

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    Very fancy can't wait till i get to rid one next trip! I didn't even ride the monorail last time i went :guilty:
     
  4. wendylady36

    wendylady36 <marquee behavior=alternate><img src=http://i13.ph

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    Thanks for sharing your pictures! I can't wait to see it for myself...one of these days.
     
  5. DoomBugger

    DoomBugger <font color=teal>Have another turkey leg buddy...<

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    It will be nice to sit facing the windows in the new Mark 7, instead of having to turn your head to look out.

    The first time I see the new Mark 7 approaching the DD station as we wait for it will be exciting, and then getting to step inside her for the first time... I can't wait!
     
  6. daisy_77

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    Oooo, shiny!:smooth:
     
  7. stopher1

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    Very nice - thanks for sharing. I sure hope it's operational when we go for a family trip in July. All the delays have been discouraging to read about...
     
  8. RaeRae's Mommy

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    I't looks so shiny and new.:love:
    I love shiny things! Please tell my DH!:rolleyes1
     
  9. Shawn429

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    I saw it too when I was there on Monday and Tuesday. It was very sleek and stylish. Very very awesome. And the monorail is in MUCH need of an update, too. The one they have now is just ... old and dirty. Not to mention the year of a million dreams decor is horrible on the monorail.
     
  10. kaoden39

    kaoden39 <font color=peach>Prayers and pixie dust from your

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    Very pretty.

    Michele
    :goodvibes
     
  11. Sleepless Knight

    Sleepless Knight <font color=darkorchid>Jedi Knight Seeking His Jed

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    Sleek. I'm going to check it out at night on my next visit since they say the interior changes colors at night.
     
  12. Albort

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    Because of guest, you never see the monorail running in the day time anymore. I think its a good thing its running in daytime. means its ready... :)
     
  13. keishashadow

    keishashadow <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=green

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    :cool1: can a series of pins be far behind;) ?
     
  14. Dizneydaz

    Dizneydaz DIS Veteran

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    Ohh, sounds cool! :cool1: I want to see it too.
     
  15. KelsiesMommy

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    I saw it up and running on Thursday as well- hoping when I go back in June it will be taking passengers! The monorail is one of our favorites!
     
  16. nancy drew

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    we were on the monorail platform and saw the new monorail pull up for a test run. i got some quick photos to share with you all...

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    its shiny...

    its red...

    it has the "new monorail smell"

    no i am not kidding, it has a "new monorail smell"!!!!! i wish we could have gone for a ride...

    the seating is different. instead of 2 rows of seats facing each other there are 2 rows at far ends facing each other, and a middle section that runs perpendicular to those rows. i didnt get a good photo of it, but it is definitely different than the current monorail.
     
  17. IASWAM

    IASWAM <font color=blue>"To all that come to this happy p

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    There is an interesting podcast available on the Official Disneyland Resort Podcast section of iTunes. It's entitled: The New Mark VII Monorail. Here's a little description on what it is about:
    Pretty fun to listen to.:)
     
  18. LuvEeyore

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    Any idea when the new monorail will begin transporting guests?
     
  19. daisy2

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    That's what I wanted to know. Enquiring minds want to know. Were going to be there in June.
     
  20. daisy2

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    I just talk to my DH who is a Disney fanatic he told me that they won't have all of them up and running until the earliest is September well in the end of 2008.
     
  21. Rescue Pooh

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    Thanks for sharing the pictures. It looks very nice. Can't wait to ride the Monorail again it's been a loooooong time.
     

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