Zig Zag Railway, Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia


19th Century Engineering Masterpiece & Renowned Tourist Railway



Following the fire on 17 October 2013, we received many messages of commiseration.


Top Left the three viaducts in their natural state.
Top Right shows shows the same after the fire.


Sponsors and Supporters


We thank the following for their help, in no particular order:

Springwood Sports Club Logo who allow us free use of their rooms for meetings, sometimes at very short notice. They also have good food and drink!

Powerform Controls.

ABC Radio 702 Sydney.

Lithgow City Council for the loan of a backhoe for the Clean Ups.

Lithgow Visitor Information Centre.

Lithgow Workers club for providing sandwiches for the Clean Ups.

Dennis Cooke, Lithgow for providing large scrap bins for the Clean Ups.

Westpac Bank, Lithgow for the gift of a 4 burner BBQ, to feed volunteers.

RAAF Glenbrook and Richmond for sending C.20 Members for several days.

Heritage Railway Magazine own site and Heritage Railway Magazine on Facebook who gave ZZR a page in their November 2013 Issue, which may have led to the following donation.

Newman's Own Foundation who gave a generous donation which will be spent on a replacement backhoe under the terms of the gift.

Ms. S. Taylor for the donation of electrical equipment.

Peters Earthmoving for their help clearing some of the aftermath.

Railway Heritage Australia (NSW) for their generous donation.

DUC LEGAL, Faulconbridge for provision of legal services.

Sherlock Wheelbarrows, St Marys for the kind donation of equipment.

Stonehill Rural Services, Wilberforce for donating water related equipment.