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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Facts

This is one of three iconic "Mountain Attractions" found at Magic Kingdom Park.

Imagineeer's claim Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to be "The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness".

This roller coaster is notable for being the first ever to use Linear Induction Motors (LIM) to move the trains to and from the backstage car barn.

Ride Specs
Height: 45 feet
Top speed: 30 mph
Length: 2,780 feet

Ride Maker
Walt Disney Imagineering, Arrow Dynamics

Full Coaster Stats
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Ride Location
Disney's Magic Kingdom

Photos by Eric Gieszl. © 2006, 2007 Ultimate Rollercoaster.