I am perplexed, have talked to Lionel why the gates won't operate but to no resolve. Followed the diagram for Fastrack, listened to the video's: the gates are permanently down and blinking but will not operate. The regular track power is thru a MTH DCS and then I have a Atlas Accessory transformer to operate the Mainline gates, both are phased together as recommended. I have created my own setup because everything is on a curve: removed the cross bars under the curved tracks to isolate the connection and created an insulated break in the outside rail. The yellow wire from the gates were then connected to that insulated outside rail. When I take a voltage meter, both sides of the track are getting juice, (the insulated rail controlling the gates is at 16.5 and main track at 18.4) The two inside curved rails are still connected with the metal joiner tongues as show in the video to the main track.
I have run a different scenario: I have attached the leads from the gates to the main track power and the gates stay up... but won't blink or operate. If you need pictures I'll take them. After 4 hours I am at my wits end.