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Version: 1.01

Bukkit: 1.7.2 R0.3 (requires TrainCarts v1.54+)

Introduction

The Hang Rail add-on was a TrainCarts request that I liked as well. However, it was a bit too 'different' to just put it in Train Carts (causing everyone that used iron bars as visual styling to get bugs). For that reason, you can install this add-on next to TrainCarts to add minecarts suspended on iron bars.

Other than that the rail is now not below the minecart but above it, there is no change in minecart movement physics. You can make turns, go up and down and can even make X-crossings and T-splits. Everything blends in with other rail types by utilizing the (new) TrainCarts rail API.

Installation

Install TrainCarts and then add the jar file of this add-on to the plugins folder as well. It will automatically register the new available rail type.

Usage

By placing iron bars in a horizontal line you can create tracks. To get a minecart on these tracks, place a normal track leading to it 2 blocks below it. When the minecart leaves the tracks it goes onto the hang rail and stays there. There are no commands or permissions you have to set up: just place the rails and you're done.

TrainCarts signs can be placed on top of the rail, that is, place a block (such as stone, grass, wood, etc.) on top of the rail and attach signs to it. All signs, including stations, spawners, etc, function. Path finding also supports hangrails.

How to show that suspension block above?

You can change the block displayed in the Minecart to be this block. In this case, use the two commands:

/train setblock cobblewall
/train blockoffset 48

Similarly, with a blockchanger sign:

[train]
blockchanger 48
cobblewall

Examples

Stations and sign usage

Horizontal line with some curves

Slopes

X-crossing (8-track)

Metrics

This plugin sends server count and dependency statistics to MCStats.org. You can (globally) opt out in the PluginMetrics/config.yml file.

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  • Avatar of bryanF1001 bryanF1001 Sep 18, 2014 at 21:16 UTC - 0 likes

    @Min3Cr4ftR3ap3r: Go

    Just regulair traincarts you mean?

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  • Avatar of Min3Cr4ftR3ap3r Min3Cr4ftR3ap3r Sep 14, 2014 at 17:15 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there another plugin like this that doesn't require iron bars and is possible to do loops and go up ladders and such, please reply as I'm itching to finish my Nemesis on my server!

  • Avatar of bryanF1001 bryanF1001 Sep 11, 2014 at 18:28 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you make it so when a minecart goes over a sertain type of block it floats above it(The reverse of what hangrail is doing) So that the blocks could be underground and the minecart would float above the surface a certain count of blocks?

  • Avatar of DutchAaron DutchAaron Aug 16, 2014 at 18:35 UTC - 0 likes

    Please update this plugin, this plugin is awesome but doesn't work for 1.7.9(for me) and i have a 1.7.9 server which i'm making a funpark so i need this, please update this, thanks for reading, if you update this plugin then you are awesome!

  • Avatar of andrewvpo andrewvpo May 12, 2014 at 21:43 UTC - 0 likes

    @lenis0012: Go

    Oh! I was thinking that was an option to use a block other than iron bars for the carts to travel under. I wanted to use String (for tripwires) as a guide for the minecarts.

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  • Avatar of andrewvpo andrewvpo Apr 22, 2014 at 15:18 UTC - 0 likes

    @Obi100: Go

    There's no reason why this version for 1.6.2 won't work http://dev.bukkit.org/bukkit-plugins/tc-hangrail/files/1-v1-0/

    I've been running it for several months, it works fine with 1.7.2

    Last edited Apr 22, 2014 by andrewvpo
  • Avatar of toxicguystudios toxicguystudios Apr 18, 2014 at 09:41 UTC - 0 likes

    How can I make a track like this work? http://imgur.com/m7f1up5 Surely this plugin supports drops that are greater than 1 block?

  • Avatar of Obi100 Obi100 Apr 12, 2014 at 19:47 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you make a version for 1.6.4 please :)

  • Avatar of lenis0012 lenis0012 Mar 02, 2014 at 13:28 UTC - 0 likes

    @andrewvpo: Go

    put sign:

    [+train]
    blockchanger 48
    cobblewall

  • Avatar of nkomosim nkomosim Feb 21, 2014 at 00:19 UTC - 0 likes

    This is promising. Please continue!

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Date created
Aug 04, 2013
Categories
Last update
Feb 16, 2014
Development stage
Release
Language
  • enUS
License
MIT License
Curse link
TC-HangRail
Downloads
6,470
Recent files
  • R: v1.01 for CB 1.7.2-R0.3 Feb 16, 2014
  • R: v1.0 for CB 1.6.2-R0.1 Aug 04, 2013

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