Malfunctioning Monorail Track Switch Causes Hours of Downtime at Magic Kingdom

    A stuck track switch is reportedly the cause of hours of downtime today for the Magic Kingdom area monorail system. The monorails have been down most of the day, putting strain on other transportation systems around the resort. Twitter user Joshua Gerard shared the following photos of work taking place on the track switch.

    The track switch is used to access the backstage warehouse where the monorails are stored. It’s also used to move monorails between the Express and Resort beams. During normal operations, the track switch is used to create a continuous loop for the Express beam. In its current position, not only does it affect the Express beam, but also the Resort beam, preventing passage for both monorail lines.

    As always, keep checking back with us here at as we continue to bring you the latest news, photos, and info from around the Disney Parks!

    Kingdom Destinations Quote

    Vacation Planning Assistance

    We're excited to partner with Kingdom Destinations to help you plan your next trip to Disney parks and experiences around the world. Kingdom Destinations is a full service travel agency, specializing in Disney destinations. Fill out the form below to schedule a free consultation with one of their professional travel advisors today!

    Latest News