Pinching a slogan from Nazi Germany, progress has been made today. Since my work has shifted from a mid shift to a morning shift, I get plenty time in the afternoons to work on the bus. Well, aside from being on call to help milady.
The next task will be to complete the electromagnet. That should take about 8 layers of coil. That's not the end of the front door issues yet. As its old and hence sloppy, I'll have to add a guide to make it slip nicely into the receiving slot and incidentally add extra security.