Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (Magic Kingdom)

Roller coaster
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Location Orlando, Florida, USA
Park section Frontierland
Status Operating since November 15, 1980
Height restriction 40 inches
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel - Mine Train
Riders per train 30
Propulsion 3 Chain Lift hills
Height 50 feet
Top speed 36 mph
Length 2780 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 3:30

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a mine train roller coaster at Disney's Magic Kingdom in the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.



This ride is almost a mirror image of the Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, USA.


5 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 30 riders per train.

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