Monorail Yellow was Evacuated on Saturday Afternoon

Monorail Yellow DOA.

Monorail Yellow DOA on the rails. Reedy Creek Fire Rescue responding to the emergency.

Monorail Yellow unexpectedly stopped between the Magic Kingdom and the Contemporary Resort due to mechanical issues at about 5 p.m., Reedy Creek Fire Rescue said.

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Evacuating monorail passengers from Monorail Yellow.

Orange County Fire Rescue headed to the scene to assist Reedy Creek crews in getting dozens of passengers down using a fire ladder. Reedy Creek Fire Rescue said the rescue took just over two hours, and everyone who was taken off the monorail is OK.

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Cool video of guest opening monorail window: Monorail Passenger Opens Window 

World Drive was shut down during the evacuation between the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Contemporary Resort, creating major traffic problems.  The traffic was backed up for almost five hours.

At 8pm, officials said everyone was off the monorail. Dozens of passengers tweeted that they had been stuck for hours. No injuries were reported and no one was in need of medical attention, officials said.

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Last summer, Monorail Red broke down in almost the same spot during some bad weather when lightning hit the rails:  Monorail Red Breaks Down.

We do like riding the monorails at WDW!

We do like riding the monorails at WDW!

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At our book launch in Boulder, Colorado.

At our book launch in Boulder, Colorado.

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program (Fall 2013/Spring 2014) and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney.

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Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

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