WEDway

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WEDway is a people mover system using linear induction motor (LIM) technology to propel vehicles along a pair of steel rails.

This system was developed by WED Enterprises (Disney; standing for the initials of Walter Elias Disney[1]) and has been installed at places such as Walt Disney World Resort's Magic Kingdom and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, United States. There is also another system once used at Disneyland using rubber wheels placed every 9 feet along the guide-way that operated from 1967 to 1995.

The system was planned to be the main commuting method in the planned EPCOT city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright, Alex; Imagineers (2005). The Imagineering Field Guide to Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. New York: Disney Editions. ISBN 0786855533.