CityCat

First Generation CityCats

 

Number in service :

8 vessels

Capacity:

149 passengers

Engine:

CUMMINS QSM 11

Maximum Speed:

25 knots

Builder:

Brisbane Ship Constructions

Owner:

Brisbane City Council

 

Vessel name

Original indigenous name

Launch date

Kurilpa

West End

November 1996

Mirbarpa

Indooroopilly

November 1996

Barrambin

Bowen Hills

November 1996

Tugulawa

Bulimba

November 1996

Mianjin

Gardens Point

December 1996

Binkinba

New Farm

December 1996

Mooroolbin

Hamilton Sandbank

October 1998

Baneraba

Toowong

December 1998

 

Second Generation CityCats

 

Number in service:

6 vessels

Capacity:

162 passengers

Engine:

CUMMINS QSM 11

Maximum Speed:

25 knots

Builder:

Norman R. Wright & Sons Pty Ltd,
Bulimba

Owner:

Brisbane City Council

 

Vessel name

Original indigenous name

Launch date

Beenung-urrung

Highgate Hill

August 2004

Tunamun

Petrie Bight

June 2005

Meeandah

Spike of land below Hamilton

February 2008

Wilwinpa

Observatory

June 2008

Ya-wa-gara

Breakfast Creek

November 2008

Mahreel

Spring Hill

April 2009

 

Third Generation CityCats

 

Number in service:

7 vessels

Capacity:

162 passengers

Engine:

CUMMINS QSM 11

Maximum Speed:

25 knots

Builder:

Norman R. Wright & Sons
Pty Ltd, Bulimba

Owner:

Brisbane City Council

 

Vessel name

Original indigenous name

Launch date

Kuluwin

Wooloowin

February 2010

Gootcha

Toowong

July 2010

Walan

Herston

December 2010

Mudherri

Murarrie

July 2011

Spirit of Brisbane

N/A

October 2011

Nar-dha

Nudgee

October 2014

Gilwunpa

Nundah

June 2015

CityCats cruise up and down the river quickly at up to 25 knots.

CityFerries and CityHoppers cruise at a more leisurely pace of 10 knots across the river in the inner city.