Antique steam train on the Disney railroad

Antique steam train on the Disney railroad

Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour is an often overlooked experience available at Walt Disney World. This 3-hour tour starts bright and early, before the Magic Kingdom park opens. Guests have the opportunity to witness the work that goes into maintaining the four antique steam locomotives that run on the Disney railroad. The tour continues as guests join engineers on the trains for a tour of Magic Kingdom.

Walt Disney’s lifelong love of trains is well-known, and some have speculated he may have had Aspergers Syndrome, before we knew what that was. Maybe that explains why so many Aspie and Autistic kids blossom at Disney’s parks. He knew, instinctively, how to create a safe, friendly, happy place. The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour goes a step beyond that and gives guests all the technical and historical details they could want. It might even satisfy my train buffs!

The tour costs $49 per person and is available to guests age 10 and over.

Have you experienced The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour?