Zig Zag railway station

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Zig Zag
Zig Zag railway station platforms.png
The two short platforms
LocationAccess track off Inch Street, Lithgow
Coordinates33°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
Elevation1,006 metres (3,301 ft)
Owned byRailCorp
Operated byNSW TrainLink
Line(s)Main Western
Distance150.94 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Structure typeGround
Other information
Station codeZIG
WebsiteTransport for NSW
Opened15 April 1878
Closed16 October 1910
Passengers (2013)<1 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Preceding station   TfNSW T.svg NSW TrainLink   Following station
towards Central
Blue Mountains Line
towards Bathurst

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.[2]

Platforms & services[edit]

Zig Zag has two side platforms, sized at 7m each[3]. It is serviced by NSW TrainLink Blue Mountains Line services travelling from Sydney Central to Lithgow. It is a request stop with passengers required to notify the guard if they wish to alight and signal the driver if they want to board.[4]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Sydney Central request stop[4]
2 services to Lithgow request stop[4]


  1. ^ Bureau of Transport Statistics. "Train Statistics 2014" (PDF). Transport NSW. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ Zig Zag Platform NSWrail.net
  3. ^ https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/system/files/media/asa_standards/2018/ts-toc3-v14.0.pdf Page 52
  4. ^ a b c "Blue Mountains line timetable". Transport for NSW.

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