First, its opening date at Disney's Hollywood Studios officially has been pushed back. At last fall's D23 Destination D event at Walt Disney World, Disney Parks Chairman Bob Chapek said that the ride would open in about one year from then, which would have put its debut this fall. However, Disney announced this morning that Runaway Railway will open instead in spring 2020.
But that's probably not the biggest news about this ride. Disney also confirmed that it will add the ride in Mickey's Toontown at Disneyland in Anaheim.
Disneyland officials have been coy about this one, but have made clear during their Project Stardust presentations to local media that Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge isn't the only big new attraction coming to the park that they need to prepare for. Changes that Disneyland has been preparing backstage around Mickey's Toontown suggested that something new was coming to that area, and now Disneyland is confirming it.
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway is schedule to open at Disneyland in 2022. Taking its inspiration from the Paul Rudish/Joseph Holt series now running on The Disney Channel and Disney.com, the ride will follow Mickey and Minnie as they head out into the countryside for a picnic.
So how will we follow Disney's biggest stars? In a train driven by Goofy! What could possibly go wrong with that?
Plenty, of course. The misadventures on our "Runaway Railway" will include [spoiler alert] a stampede and scenes entitled "Carnival Chaos," "Tropical Torrent," and "Factory Frenzy" before we finally get to that picnic.Tweet
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