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Tall Rail Post Tall Rail Post
Tall Rail Post.png
Tier Small
Group Item
Type Railway

Tall Rail Posts are a railway item in Astroneer. They allow for the creation of rail lines, and can be used to recall Rail Engines to it. They are a tall version of Rail Posts, allowing for taller sections of rails.


Tall Rail Posts are placed from a Tall Rail Post Bundle.

Output Input Module
Tall Rail Post Bundle Resin
Small Printer


Placing a Tall Rail Post within range of another will connect a rail line between them, deforming any terrain that might be in the way.

Tall Rail Posts may be placed on any terrain, allowing for placement on walls and ceilings of caves.

The maximum placement distance for the post is shown as a coloured dial on the base of the post when placing.

  • White indicates valid placement, below the maximum rail length
  • Blue indicates valid placement at optimal rail length
  • Pink indicates invalid placement -- whether from being placed too far, too close, or from creating too sharp of a turn.