Incline Railway Project

Posted on Sep 4, 2012

The drawings and photos below are for an operating incline railway that was built by the London Model Railroad Group for its `O` scale model railway club located at London, Ontario, Canada. This is a single car model loosely based on a double car incline that operated at Port Stanley, Ontario. The mechanism is driven by a geared slow speed motor and controlled by an electronic timer circuit. The car waits for a preset time at the top and bottom of the incline before being slowly lowered down or pulled up the track.

Incline Railway Project
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A similar mechanism is used to control the large horizontal traveling fence gates that are seen at many industrial facilities. If you could get a look at one of these or find a used one a lot of design hints could be gained. There is a considerable a

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