Walt Disney World (WDW) Rumors Discuss Monorail Expansion in the News & Rumors forums; Originally Posted by JNota0005DakMC
i never did subscribe to that theory... something tells me that there would be a way to keep costs down...
It's so funny you say that ...
Re: Monorail Expansion
It's so funny you say that because I was just reading this on a site re: the technology that is used for the monorail:
Originally Posted by JNota0005DakMC
The Las Vegas Monorail, which opened in 2004, cost $654 million for just 4.4 miles. It uses the same Bombardier technology as the Walt Disney World Monorail. Bombardier acquired the technology from Disney. There were some issues in Las Vegas—such as having to deal with many various property owners, structures in the right-of-way, and municipal politics—that Disney would not face. So maybe Disney could hold the costs under $100 million per mile.
So... the concept of $1 million per mile sounds like it would actually be a low estimate... very very low!
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