Construction Update: Magic Kingdom’s Tron Coaster Taking Shape

While we were riding one of Magic Kingdom‘s underrated rides, the Peoplemover, we were able to catch up on the construction progress for the Tron Coaster.

Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom

The Tron Coaster is coming from Shanghai Disney to the Magic Kingdom in 2021 — just in time for the park’s 50th anniversary.

The Tron coaster will call Tomorrowland home, and be neighbors with Space Mountain and Tomorrowland Speedway.

Tron Concept Art ©Disney

Disney shared that vertical construction started on the ride in mid-May of this year. It sure has come a long way!

Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom
Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom

We can start to see the “swoop” of the ride track.

Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom
Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom

The coaster’s formal name will be TRON Lightcycle Power Run. We will board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles and set off on a ride into Tron’s high-tech universe.

Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom
Tron Coaster Construction in Magic Kingdom

Don’t worry if you haven’t seen Tron because it will be available on Disney+ starting next week when the streaming service launches! In addition to the original film from 1982, the 2010 sequel TRON: Legacy as well as the 2012 animated TV series TRON: Uprising will also be available on the service.

Are you excited about the Tron coaster coming to Disney World? Let us know in the comments!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for AllEars.net since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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