Peter Pan's Shadow
As we all know, Disney never throws anything away. This could not be more true in the case of the Casey Jr Circus Train at Disneyland Paris.
The train started it's life in the Wonderful World of Disney Parade in the 1990's.
In 2007 Disneyland Paris celebrated it's 15th anniversary, and the cute little engine became the Disney Character Express. The Character Express was a fantastic way of meeting some quite random characters, from Peter Pan, the Sheriff of Nottingham, Eeyore and many more.
After the 15th ended its (2 year) run, the train underwent it's second transformation to become its third incarnation - Minnie's Party Train.
A similar idea to the Character Express, but somewhat more limited in characters - and virtually always including Minnie Mouse the Party Train stayed for a year, then became the Disney All Stars Express.
Once again, a way of meeting an increasingly less random number of characters - and usually PIXAR or Fab 5.
Last year for Mickey's Magical Celebration, the poor train suffered another make over, but this time around lost the meet 'n' greet part, and presented a small interactive show called the Disney Dance Express.
Probably the most popular version of the train since the Character Express, the show sadly ended just recently... and guess what?
You got it! The Casey Jr will be returning once again for the 20th anniversary in its SIXTH incarnation, but this time as the 20th Anniversary Celebration Train (name subject to change).
From the concept art we have seen, this looks to probably be our personal favourite since the Character Express way back in 2007.
With new colours, and fantastic new 20th anniversary costumes for the characters, we look forward to singing Choo Choo Papa, Choo Choo Papa for at least another year!
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