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  • New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

    http://www.monorailexpress.com/News2/

  • #2
    Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!! For heaven sakes it looks like Disney might do something right by replicating the Mark III in an updated fashion!!!! Those monorails look amazing!!!

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    • #3
      Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

      This has been posted in another topic called The Mark VII
      Here is a link http://www.micechat.com/forums/showt...219#post441219 . It is post # 59

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      • #4
        Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed


        But where's the bubble top piece?
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        • #5
          Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

          Hmm. Interesting. I am all for the return of the classic monorail...however I'm still gonna be a bit skeptical until I can see a picture from Disney, or even one that I can click on for a larger image. Hopefully it is real though.

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          • #6
            Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

            Originally posted by tloolgb
            however I'm still gonna be a bit skeptical until I can see a picture from Disney, or even one that I can click on for a larger image.
            After snooping around on their site, I found this...



            Sorry if its a little big, just through everyone would like to see it. If its too big, here is a link to the larger image on their website.

            http://www.burkecompositeengineering...s/monorail.jpg

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            • #7
              Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

              .... cool, but..... I love the Lear jet noses... To me they still look futuristic.

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              • #8
                Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                Cool pic, but who's driving?

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                • #9
                  Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                  Originally posted by Gemini Cricket
                  Cool pic, but who's driving?
                  I hope they never go to an automated system. There's just something nice about the driver being there. And it seems people still don't know they can sit there just by asking, think of the line if it was all seating!

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                  • #10
                    Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                    But where's the bubble top piece?
                    The said they'd have the bubble type noses, NOT top pieces

                    That looks gorgeous!!!
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                    • #11
                      Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                      It has a very reto feel..... However, I would love to have the bubble top come back.
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                      • #12
                        Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                        Originally posted by NeverNeverland
                        The said they'd have the bubble type noses, NOT top pieces

                        That looks gorgeous!!!
                        ohhhh.

                        Thanks .... but the bubble top is so unique - Unique to Disneyland .. that I had hoped they recreated it in a new way .. so they are using what looks aesthetically cool .. yet .. not so "retro".
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                        • #13
                          Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                          I like some parts of the design, and I dislike others. The shape is certainly distinctive and interesting, but some of the details seem fussy. There are one-too-many stripes, and the stainless-steel cladding is a bit too much. In the interests of creating something with a cleaner look, the bottom stripe should go, and the cladding should be simplified into a simple metallic band.

                          Also, one of the great things about the Mark V was that its neutral color gave the model a more expensive and professional look than many of the predecessors in the series. If anything, the Mark VII should have gone all metallic and used materials and finishes with varying specularity. Something silvery would blend better with: D.C.A.; the Grand Californian; Downtown Disney; and, Fantasyland.

                          I have a feeling that the new color scheme is not going to look very appropriate in the Grizzly Peak area or around the Matterhorn.

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                          • #14
                            Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                            ^ --- Amen to what he said.

                            Take a listen, TDA.

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                            • #15
                              Re: New Mark VII Monorail confirmed

                              The only stripe that needs to go is the bottom one. Also does anyone know how the doors will open? That would be cool if the whole side of the train opened up. I still believe that car is missing the bubble top and they should add it into the design. LOL they got rid of the pic on their website. I guess Disney did get mad at them posting that.
                              Last edited by Disneyfreak; 01-23-2006, 12:53 PM.

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