This Year in Disney History, Mark II Monorails Debut
In 1961 the Mark II Monorails Debuted at Disneyland. The Disneyland Monorail became the transportation link that we all love today. The track was extended to cover 2.5 miles, linking the Disneyland Hotel to Tomorrowland inside Disneyland park. Also, a new fleet of Mark II monorails were introduced that featured 4 cars each & the gold monorail joined the red and blue monorails in the family. The iconic bubble dome on the top of the front car of the Mark II was enlarged.