Vertical Rails

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Vertical Rails
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Module TypeStand Alone
Created bySparks and SiberianHat
Last Updated bySpecialBuilder32 and Kruthers
Required Modulesnone
Complementary Modulesnone
Latest MC Version(s)1.13


This module turns ladders into vertical moving rails.

Details[edit | edit source]

Ladders will act as vertical rails for Minecarts. Minecarts will travel automatically upwards when in a ladder block.

Technical Details[edit | edit source]

All types of minecarts will work with vertical rails. Minecarts will travel up vertical rails at about 6.4 blocks per second.

Advancements[edit | edit source]

Advancement Descrtiption Requirement
Up, Up and Away! Ride a minecart going up a vertical rail Ride in a minecart on a ladder

Learn More and Download[edit | edit source]

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History[edit | edit source]

Date Version Change
1.8 22 Jan 2015 Released Vertical Rails
1.12 10 Sept 2017 Updated for 1.12
Removed vertical detector rails
1.13 19 Nov 2018 Updated for 1.13
Added "Up, Up and Away!" advancement
Removed vertical booster rails

Previous Versions[edit | edit source]

MC 1.8 Version[edit | edit source]

The MC 1.8 version had additional "vertical detector rails." If a ladder was placed on a dropper, a passing minecart would cause the dropper to give off a comparator output signal. This was removed in later versions.

MC 1.8-1.12 Versions[edit | edit source]

The MC 1.8-1.12 versions did not have advancements. If a ladder was placed on gold blocks, they will become booster rails, moving the cart faster and will cause the Minecart to travel faster, and launch upwards at the top of the ladder.