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News New Gondola Transportation - Disney Skyliner

MisterPenguin

Rumormonger
Premium Member
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It probably took some government agency two years and a million dollar study to determine the politically correct name for that.
Or that some builders wanted to use concrete blocks that weren't made with cinders and so they needed a name for them that didn't have 'cinder' in it in order to avoid confusion?
 

creathir

Monorail and PeopleMover Fanatic
Premium Member
A lot of internal remodelling as well as the actual gate. This is getting ready to expand some internal service areas that will be displaced.

The real work will begin soon.
Wow, sounds like a pretty substantial modification headed to the IG.

As much as I lament the loss of the small, quaint entry, (our favorite of any of the parks, minus the magic of walking into the MK) it needs to be expanded to support the presumably larger crowds the Skyliner will be bringing in.
 

tissandtully

Well-Known Member
Wow, sounds like a pretty substantial modification headed to the IG.

As much as I lament the loss of the small, quaint entry, (our favorite of any of the parks, minus the magic of walking into the MK) it needs to be expanded to support the presumably larger crowds the Skyliner will be bringing in.
Maybe someone will buy something at that gift shop now
 

BrerJon

Well-Known Member
I still can't understand why they're waiting until fall to open this. What is the point in advertising for jobs 8 or 9 months out? Will it take that long to train them up? And why are they testing cabins if they've still got many months of station construction - the presumed reason for the delay.

Are they worried that given the air con issues if they open them before October guests might fry?
 

USofA scott

Member
I still can't understand why they're waiting until fall to open this. What is the point in advertising for jobs 8 or 9 months out? Will it take that long to train them up? And why are they testing cabins if they've still got many months of station construction - the presumed reason for the delay.

Are they worried that given the air con issues if they open them before October guests might fry?
or... the marketing department wants everything new this year to open at the same time for a larger media event and more coverage!
 

Skywise

New Member
I still can't understand why they're waiting until fall to open this. What is the point in advertising for jobs 8 or 9 months out? Will it take that long to train them up? And why are they testing cabins if they've still got many months of station construction - the presumed reason for the delay.

Are they worried that given the air con issues if they open them before October guests might fry?
My guess? Get past the first hurricane season.
 
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