On A Rail achievement in Minecraft

On A Rail

Travel by minecart to a point at least 500m in a single direction from where you started.

On A Rail-0.4
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How to unlock the On A Rail achievement

  • Aco2148117Aco2148117570,632
    22 Sep 2017 23 Sep 2017 06 Feb 2018
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    For this you will need 500 mine cart rails (1 block = 1 meter), which is about 8 stacks of 64. The amount of powered rails you use in your track is up to you- if your track is flat, I would use a powered rail with a redstone torch about every 40 rails.

    You are going to need a lot of iron and some gold, as well as some sticks and redstone. You can build a long row of blocks in the air and lay out your track on top or just build through the landscape. Either way, you need to ride a mine cart from one end to the other without stopping.
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    Aco2148117I did it in an imported world but it was very glitchy. The tracks kept disappearing whenever I went too far away so I couldn't get the full 500m. I ended up fixing the problem by hard restarting my xbox. The tracks didn't disappear after that.
    Posted by Aco2148117 on 28 Sep 17 at 15:08
    Topical DecoyAlso won't pop for me in imported world, no glitching tracks...straight shot that unlocked on old version
    Posted by Topical Decoy on 25 Oct 17 at 23:58
    I rode mine multiple times from a world I've been using since 2012 and it didn't work.
    Posted on 29 Oct 17 at 01:34
    Jarie SuicuneImported worlds have a couple cheats pre-activated (thus disabling achievements), so you have to disable them before loading it for the first time.
    Posted by Jarie Suicune on 17 Nov 17 at 20:41
    bumgarbAre turns allowed? I understand that you need to move 500 blocks in one direction, just wondering if moving a little side to side to go around stuff along the way is a problem.
    Posted by bumgarb on 28 Jul 18 at 22:37
    MoustachioI just got it building in an imported tutorial world. I even used a straight section of the existing loop in the tutorial area. I ran into an issue where I was ejected, but it seemed to be because I was on a decline with activator rails near another specialty rail (I had no issue with an activator rail on a straight stretch near standard rails)

    You can do it without gold or redstone rails, just hold the thumbstick forward and you'll keep going. Going up and down is fine as well.
    Posted by Moustachio on 20 Sep 18 at 04:00
    AwakeDeadeyeNot working for me, got more than 500 rails in a row, including gold ones. I've unlocked other achievements with this save so it's not a problem with the save. The only thing I can think of is the lag keeps making me slow down. At least it looks like it. I don't know if that's counting as me stopping though. I've also tried looking in the sky from point to point to not load the map, didn't work either.
    Posted by AwakeDeadeye on 28 Sep 18 at 20:08
    JCW 60 MINIAnybody willing to help me out on this one; just message me on Xbox Live. Thanks!
    Posted by JCW 60 MINI on 22 Oct 18 at 00:08
    Prof BOOMI’m scavenging all the rails from abandoned mine shafts. I had a world but it was deleted somehow
    Posted by Prof BOOM on 05 Jan at 01:29
    The S bot 9000The physics for redstone seem to have changed between now and the older versions of 360. I had a rail that went all around my old 360 world and now there's a few angles where redstone doesn't power the rails anymore. Nothing a little troubleshooting wont fix but it's annoying nonetheless lol
    Posted by The S bot 9000 on 27 Apr at 18:26
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