Guests Evacuated From ‘Splash Mountain’ Today

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Splash Mountain has broken down and required an evacuation again. That ride has been breaking down off and on for years. Maybe they’ll use the retheming to actually fix it.

A video was posted on Twitter:

@trevgrigsby posted:

 

The video also shows you the backside and behind the scenes of the Magic Kingdom.

WDWNT has a bunch of photos of the evacuation as well:

If we are being honest Splash Mountain has faced issues for years. We have never been evacuated, but we’ve been stuck for a while a few times. Maybe they should have worried about fixing it years ago. Now they are only changing it for political and image reasons. But they should have done something about the issues when they had the money to do so.

What do you think? Comment and let us know.

Sources: @trevgrigsby, WDWNT (they have a lot more photos over there)


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1 COMMENT

  1. I’m really sorry that it comes to this. I parts I wonder if they didn’t perform regular maintenance on rides (in general) to save money on work hours and replacement parts. Maybe just fix it with what they have on hand and let ‘er go. With the money they were raking in and the reliability of Tokyo Disneyland attractions by a people who know how to get scheduled work done. I wonder if they’re neglecting the rides on purpose just to appease the bottom line.