Zig Zag railway station

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Zig Zag
Zig Zag railway station platforms.png
The two short platforms
Station statistics
Address Access track off Inch Street, Lithgow
Coordinates 33°28′14″S 150°12′02″E / 33.4705°S 150.2005°E / -33.4705; 150.2005Coordinates: 33°28′14″S 150°12′02″E / 33.4705°S 150.2005°E / -33.4705; 150.2005
Elevation 1,006 metres (3,301 ft)
Line(s) Main Western
Distance 150.94 km (93.79 mi) from Central
Structure type Ground
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 15 April 1878
Closed 16 October 1910
Rebuilt 1959
Electrified Yes
Station code ZIG
Owned by RailCorp
Operator NSW TrainLink
Fare zone MyZone 3
Website Zig Zag
Preceding station   NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Bathurst
Blue Mountains Line
towards Central
Preceding station   Closed Sydney stations   Following station
Blue Mountains Line
towards Central

Zig Zag railway station is located on the Main Western line in New South Wales, Australia. It exists to serve the Zig Zag Railway to the east of Lithgow. A station opened on the site on 15 April 1878, closing on 16 October 1910 when the Ten Tunnels Deviation opened. A new station opened on the site in 1959.[1]

Platforms & services[edit]

Zig Zag has two side platforms. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Blue Mountains line services travelling from Sydney to Lithgow.[2] It is a request stop with passengers required to notify the guard if they wish to alight and wave at the driver if they want to board.

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 Blue Mountains Line V set services to Sydney request stop
2 Blue Mountains Line V set services to Lithgow request stop



  1. ^ Zig Zag Platform NSWrail.net
  2. ^ Blue Mountains line timetable NSW TrainLink 20 October 2013

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