|Tron Lightcycle Power Run|
|Opening date||June 16, 2016|
|Tron Lightcycle Power Run|
Chinese: 创极速光轮 at Shanghai Disneyland at RCDB
|Name||TRON Lightcycle / Run|
|Soft opening date||February 3, 2023|
|Opening date||April 4, 2023|
|TRON Lightcycle / Run at Magic Kingdom at RCDB|
|Type||Steel – Launched|
|Designer||Walt Disney Imagineering|
|Model||Motorbike roller coaster|
|Lift/launch system||LIM Launch|
|Height||78.1 ft (23.8 m)|
|Length||3,169.3 ft (966.0 m)|
|Speed||59.3 mph (95.4 km/h)|
|Capacity||1,680 riders per hour|
|Height restriction||4 ft (122 cm)|
|Trains||7 trains with 7 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 14 riders per train.|
Single rider line available
Must transfer from wheelchair
Tron Lightcycle Power Run (Chinese: 创极速光轮) and Tron Lightcycle / Run are semi-enclosed, launched roller coasters at Shanghai Disneyland and Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. The first incarnation, Tron Lightcycle Power Run, opened at Shanghai Disneyland on June 16, 2016. A nearly-identical installation, Tron Lightcycle / Run, opened at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World on April 4, 2023. Both are in the Tomorrowland themed areas at each park.
Based on the Tron film franchise, primarily Tron: Legacy, the attraction features a motorbike seat design themed as lightcycles from the films. Each coaster reaches a maximum speed of nearly 60 mph (97 km/h), taking riders on a series of twists and turns through a layout resembling the video-game grid depicted in the film series.
The Magic Kingdom version was first announced at the D23 Expo on July 15, 2017 as part of the unveiling of 23 improvements to Disney Parks, including 4 new rides across the theme parks. The ride's construction began in February 2018 with land clearing. It was originally scheduled to open for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in fall 2021, but due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opening date had to be postponed. On September 11, 2022, it was announced at the D23 Expo that the Tron Lightcycle / Run attraction was scheduled to be opened by spring 2023, as part of the "Disney 100 Years of Wonder" celebration. On January 10, 2023, it was announced that the Magic Kingdom coaster would open on April 4, 2023. The ride had previews from February 6 to March 3, 2023, exclusively for Walt Disney World employees.
In Shanghai Disneyland, the attraction is located inside, underneath a color-shifting canopy in Tomorrowland. The Magic Kingdom attraction was placed in a section of Tomorrowland to the north of Space Mountain. The Magic Kingdom version's official name was revealed as Tron Lightcycle / Run.
The coaster's track takes riders inside and outside the attraction's building, reaching a maximum speed of nearly 60 mph (97 km/h) – the fastest for any Disney roller coaster at the time of its opening in 2016.
The attraction's motorbike-styled vehicles were created by Walt Disney Imagineering. The ride was given a Tron theme because the ride vehicles resembled the lightcycles featured in the Tron franchise. Riders lean forward and grip a set of handlebars; a pad behind the seat secures the rider in place.
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