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How To Make Powered Rails In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make powered rails in Minecraft using the recipe or game command!

Minecraft powered rails are a type of rail used by minecarts that are powered by Redstone.

How To Make Powered Rails Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you how to craft a powered rail, show you how to power them, plus a few other powered rail facts.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's Yes
PlayStation Edition PS3 & PS4 Yes

Materials Needed To Build Powered Rails

  • 6 Gold ingots
  • 1 Stick
  • 1 Redstone

Steps To Create A Minecraft Powered Rail

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft powered rails, you first need to open your Minecraft crafting table. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Powered Rail Ingredients To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 6 gold ingots, 1 stick, and 1 Redstone dust to the grid.

You must place the items in the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In this 1st row place down 1 gold ingot in the 1st box and 1 gold ingot in the 3rd box. In the 2nd row place down 1 gold ingot in the 1st box, 1 stick in the 2nd box, and 1 gold ingot in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 1 gold ingot in the 1st box, 1 Redstone in the 2nd box, and 1 gold ingot in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft powered rail recipe!

Add The Powered Rail Ingredients To The Menu

After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice 6 powered rails in the box on the right.

3. Move The Powered Rails To Your Inventory

Now, simply drag the powered rails down to your inventory so you can use them.

Move The Powered Rails To Your Inventory

You're finished! You now have powered rails! Minecraft powered rails are a type of rail used by minecarts that are powered by Redstone.

How to make powered rails in Minecraft

Minecraft Powered Rail Command

You can also use a Give Command to make powered rails in Minecraft. The powered rail command is available in the following Minecraft editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the powered rail command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher powered rail command

/give @p powered_rail 1

Pocket Edition, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p golden_rail 1 0

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