10 Facts About Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

10 Fun Facts Disney Parks

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Ride Entrance Disney's Hollywood Studios Chinese Theater

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway is a new hit attraction based on iconic characters from the Mickey Mouse franchise located at Disney's Hollywood Studios and currently under construction in Disneyland. This ride takes you into a Mickey Mouse short and join the characters on an original adventure.

Here are 10 facts about this modern Disney Parks attraction.

1. Great Movie Ride

Carnival Scene Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Great Moving Ride Poster

This attraction replaced the great movie ride, and a tribute to the attraction exists in the form of a poster within the ride.

2. Basis

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway First Park Scene Disney's Hollywood Studios Walt Disney World Ride

This ride is primarily based on the modern series of Mickey Mouse shorts that have aired on the Disney Channel and Disney Plus.

3. 2 1/2 D

This ride utilizes a new Disney technology that they call 2 1/2 D. This allows 3D effects to be seen on projection screens without the use of 3D glasses.

4. Multiple Parks

While the original version of this ride is located in Disney's Hollywood Studios, a version of the ride is currently under construction in the back section of Mickey's Toontown in Disneyland.

5. Original Characters

While this ride primarily features various Mickey and Friends characters, the ride also features a variety of original characters including the bird Chuuby.

6. Preshow

Perfect Picnic Preshow Disney's Hollywood Studios Ride Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

The preshow for this ride is a unique Mickey short created for the ride known as Perfect Picnic.

7. Opening

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Ride Station Disney's Hollywood Studios

The Disney's Hollywood Studios version of this ride opened on March 4th, 2020, just before Walt Disney World closed down due to the spread of COVID19 throughout the US.

8. Russi Taylor

This ride was one of the last times that longtime voice of Minnie Mouse Russi Taylor voiced the character prior to her death.

9. First Mickey Ride

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Underwater Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Ride Disney's Hollywood Studios

This was the first ride through attraction ever based on Mickey Mouse. He had previously only appeared in stage shows and film attractions in the Disney Parks despite his overwhelming popularity.

10. McDonalds

To celebrate the opening of this ride, McDonalds offered Happy Meal toys based on this ride and Walt Disney World.