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[4 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Park Begins $4 Million Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Renovation

In December, we told you that Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad would be closing this month for a major renovation. Now, crews are beginning to prepare for the overhaul, which will cost an estimated $4 million. This is the first major refurbishment of the attraction in more than three decades.
On Monday, Big Thunder Mountain will close and remain closed for at least nine months. Crews will add new ride vehicles, repaint sections of the mountain and replace old track – however, the route will remain the same. Additionally, workers will make …

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[14 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Closing January 7

Last year, the Matterhorn Bobsleds underwent a period of refurbishment – now, it’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad’s turn!
The attraction at Disneyland Park will be closing January 7, 2013 for a major overhaul. The updates will include brand-new ride vehicles (but will remain in the style of the trains we all know and love,) and new track, but the ride will still follow the current course. Furthermore, sections of the mountain will be repainted to give the attraction a fresh look and feel.
Additional updates and remodels will be announced throughout the …