British Airways
Go Back   theDIBB > theDIBB Guidebook > Disney Parks > Magic Kingdom
Forgotten Password?
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Magic Kingdom
Location
Frontierland

Height Restriction
40 Inches (102cm)

FastPass+
Yes

Rider Swap
Yes

Ride Duration
3:25 minutes

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad


Hop on this rollicking mine train through the Old West mining town of Tumbleweed for a rip-roarin', rootin'-tootin' thrill-a-minute ride. If you're "mining" for a good time consider the "prospects" as you're warned: "Hang on to your hats and glasses 'cause this here's the wildest ride in the wilderness."

Keep your eyes open, there are spectacular sights through the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad gold-mining camp and cactus-scattered desertscape. Be on a lookout for critters. A bleating billy goat guards a mountain peak. A family of opossums hangs overhead at the entrance to a cave. Bats, chickens and donkeys complete the Old Western-themed scenes.

For some added fun, take a ride in the daylight, then again under the night sky. You might catch something you didn't see or hear with each trip you take on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Facts


Designer:Walt Disney Imagineering
Manufacturer:Vekoma
Type:Tubular steel twin rail roller coaster
Theme:Runaway mine train
Hosted by:Prospector (Dallas McKennon)

Vehicle names:
  • U.B. Bold
  • U.R. Daring
  • U.R. Courageous
  • I.M. Brave
  • I.B. Hearty
  • I.M. Fearless
Vehicle capacity: 45
Cars per vehicle: 5
Guests per car: 9
Length:2780 ft (847.3 m)
Maximum speed:30 mph (48.3 km/h)
Safety restraint:Lap bar

Opening date: 15th November 1980



Page created by Stu on 29-08-2010 10:01.
+ Last editted by Stu on 02-09-2014 22:07. View History

Discount Florida Car Hire
Attraction Tickets Direct

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

theDIBB Menu

Kenwood Travel

US Dollar Rates
Cash/Travellers Cheques
Covent Garden FX  $1.3800
FAIRFX  $1.3685
M&S  $1.3522
Travelex  $1.3600
Prepaid MasterCard Rates
CaxtonFX  $1.3648
FAIRFX  $1.3685
Travelex CP  $1.3600
Updated: 21:30 24/02/2018

theDIBB Charity
Cancer Research UK
DIBB Members have Donated: £10,009

£

[Learn More]

Euro Rates
Cash/Travellers Cheques
Covent Garden FX  €1.1202
FAIRFX  €1.1120
M&S  €1.0877
Travelex  €1.1145
Prepaid MasterCard Rates
CaxtonFX  €1.1104
FAIRFX  €1.1120
Travelex CP  €1.1145
Updated: 21:30 24/02/2018

Orlando Weather
Florida Time
Sat 24th Feb 4:39pm
Now: 29C/84F
Clear Sky
Clear Sky
Cloud Cover: 1%
Wind: 9mph - SSE Arrow points to where the wind is coming from.
Pressure: 1021mb
Humidity: 48%
Illuminations Smoke
Updated: 20:56 24/02/2018

Latest Group Posts
Sept/Oct 2018
Wondering who's going?
by duchy
Today 07:17 PM Go to last post
Bikini Babes
Weigh in w/c 19 Feb
by MrsB87
Today 06:04 PM Go to last post
October 2018
Welcome - Come and Say Hello
by Xolile
Today 04:35 PM Go to last post
April 2019
Hubby gave me the go ahead!
by DisneyHoneymoon
22 Feb 18 10:08 PM Go to last post
WDW September 2018
How is your to-do list looking?
by KymmieAKiss
21 Feb 18 08:46 PM Go to last post
November 2018 Disney Holidays
Linking to MDE
by Dont mind me
21 Feb 18 05:55 PM Go to last post
View All Groups