Step by step instructions to make a model railroad level crossing.
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How To Make An Automatic Level Crossing
We will make a level crossing modeled after the one that you see to the left.
The model will be made using this pattern.
There will be flashing warning lights and lights on the barriers.
The barriers will raise and lower and the flashing lights turn on and turn off automatically .
Make Level Crossing Materials Required
4 Tower Pro Servos – Available on Ebay and other market places.
4 Gates – See Level Crossing Gates to make your own.
2 Warning Lights. – See Level Crossing Lights to make your own.
Arduino Uno programmed for level crossing – See Arduino Level Crossing
How To Make Automated Level Crossing
- Make base plate
- Position gates and lights on baseplate
- Install sub-plate
- Drill for actuator rods
- Position servos.
- Connect servos actuator rods to gates
- Connect gates and lights to Arduino board
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