Zig Zag Railway

Zig Zag Railway – Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia

The Zig Zag Railway is an Australian heritage railway, situated near the town of Lithgow in the state of New South Wales. The line climbs the western flank of the Blue Mountains, using railway zig zags to gain height. It opened as a heritage railway in October 1975, using the alignment of the Lithgow Zig Zag line that formed part of the Main Western line between 1869 and 1910. Operation of the Zig Zag Railway was suspended in 2012 for an indefinite period, following accreditation issues with the New South Wales Government. The railway was aiming to resume services in…