Less than 6 months after opening, another problem has arisen in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This morning, the tails on the back cars of the Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster trains were removed due to safety concerns.
The bouncing, springy tails are gone from each back car, but the ride remains operational. Funny enough, I had commented to someone who joined me on the ride just last week that “it didn’t sound good” back there. I sit in the back row adjacent to the tail 9 out of 10 times I’m on this ride and distinctly noticed rattling noises I had not before on my last 2-3 rides on Slinky Dog Dash. I can’t confirm that this is related to the issues, but it seems unlikely that it isn’t.