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Disney Resort Line


The monorails in Tokyo do no serve quite the same role as they do in America. In America they represent an attraction or a somewhat exotic transportation system. The Japanese, however, are a people well versed in daily, rail-based transportation. In Tokyo, the Disneyland monorail is just an extension of the larger Tokyo rail system that most people use on a daily basis. In fact, Japanese law requires that people must pay for each trip on the monorail as it falls under the jurisdiction of Japanese transit laws and taxes. As such, the monorail doesn't seem all that different from the larger Tokyo rail system, although there are definite, notable Disney touches.


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Taken on November 22, 2011