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Children’s book launch!

05 Jul 2024

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us this July school holidays to celebrate the launch of former Lithgow local Nicholas Bucholtz as he launches his very first children’s book – Billie and the Mountain Place! 📖

Check out that pretty special train on the cover 🥳
We’ve got two special events planned to celebrate:
🚂 Fri 5 July: School Excursion Day! Local schools are invited to bring students along to meet the author and listen to the story as they ride the rails with us.
🚂 Sat 6 July: Meet the author, grab a copy of the book and listen to this enchanting story on your return journey up the mountain!
Tickets for Friday and Saturday can be booked direct – make sure you click on the special Billie event to grab your tickets. There’s also the opportunity to pre-order a copy of the book.
To book a school group – please email our group bookings team for all the details.
Our school holiday weekends fill up fast – so book now to secure your seat and join us for a memorable ride!


Zig Zag Railyway
840 Chifley Road
Clarence, NSW 2790 Australia
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1300 944 924
Bille and the Mountain Place book cover