ORLANDO, Fla. — The Disney Skyliner, Walt Disney World’s newest form of transportation, experienced “unexpected downtime” Saturday night, according to a Disney spokeswoman.
- Disney confirms "unexpected downtime" on Skyliner Saturday night
- Currently unclear what caused skyliner system to stop
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Reedy Creek firefighters helped parkgoers stuck aboard the newly launched gondolas. According to an Orange County Fire Rescue spokesperson, crews have been called in to assist.
Reporter Jerry Hume was at Disney’s Hollywood Studios around 10 p.m. and confirmed that the skyliner system was not moving.
There are currently no reports of any injuries. It's unclear what caused the skyliner to stop.
According to Disney Communications: "One of the three Disney Skyliner routes experienced an unexpected downtime Saturday evening. As a result, the Skyliner will be closed while we look into the details surrounding this downtime. We apologize for this situation, and we are working with each guest individually regarding impacts to their visit with us."
The Disney Skyliner system opened on September 29. The gondola system takes guests to and from Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and four nearby resorts.