Is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad really faster at night? This question has come up often and today we are going to attempt to answer it!
Big Thunder Mountain is a family-friendly coaster found in Magic Kingdom. Guests 40″ and taller are invited to ride the haunted gold mine!
Now, onto the question, is this attraction really faster in the evening? Read arguments supporting either side below.
Reasons Why it is indeed faster at night…
- Yes, because the grease on the track has been warmed up all day.
- Yes, especially if it has cooled down at night allowing dew to form on tracks.
Reasons Why it is NOT faster at night…
- No, it only seems so because you can’t see the tracks at night.
- No, it only seems so because it is dark at night and gives the illusion of going faster.
Which side do you support, yay or nay?!