Mosman Bay ferry services

The Mosman Bay ferry service (numbered F6) is a commuter ferry route in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Part of the Sydney Ferries network, it serves several Lower North Shore suburbs around Mosman Bay.

F6 Mosman Bay
LocaleSydney
Transit typeCommuter ferry
FleetFirst Fleet
OwnerSydney Ferries
OperatorHarbour City Ferries
No. of terminals5

Services begin on the southern side of Sydney Harbour at Circular Quay, then head northeast to the Cremorne Point wharf. Proceeding around Robertsons Point, ferries travel up Mosman Bay to the terminus. Services operate every half an hour on weekdays and every hour at night and on weekends.[1]

Wharves

Circular Quay

Circular Quay wharf is located at the northern end of the Sydney central business district. The locality of Circular Quay is a major Sydney transport hub, with a large ferry, heavy rail, light rail and bus interchange.

Cremorne Point

Transfer
225 bus route[2]
Location
33°50′53″S 151°13′51″E

Cremorne Point ferry wharf is located at the end of Milson Road, at the southern end of Cremorne Point. It consists of a single wharf.

The wharf was extensively damaged during a storm in June 2007.[3] It reopened in September 2007.[4]

It was rebuilt between October 2014 and February 2015.[5]

South Mosman

Transfer
236 bus route[6]
Location
33°50′36″S 151°13′57″E

South Mosman ferry wharf is located at the end of Musgrave St, and hence is marked "Musgrave St. Wharf" on some publications. It serves the suburb of Mosman and consists of a single wharf.

Old Cremorne

Transfer
None
Location
33°50′27″S 151°13′50″E

Old Cremorne ferry wharf is located near Kareela Road in Cremorne Point. It serves central area of the suburb and consists of a single wharf.

Mosman Bay

Transfer
230 bus route[7]
Location
33°50′18″S 151°13′58″E

Mosman Bay ferry wharf is located at the end of Avenue Road, Mosman. It consists of a single wharf.

The wharf was rebuilt between March and October 2014.[8][9]

Patronage

The following table shows the patronage of Sydney Ferries network for the year ending 30 June 2018.

2017-18 Sydney Ferries patronage by line[n.b. 1] [10]
F1
4947000

Patronage split post-November



Patronage split pre-November
F2
1506000
F3
2900000
F4

(new)
2545000
F5
592000
F6
837000
F7

(new)
136000
F8
469000
F4

(old)
760000
F7

(old)
637000
  1. Figures based on Opal tap on and tap off data.
    = Lines were extensively revised in November 2017:
    • F4 Darling Harbour was combined with part of F7 Eastern Suburbs to form F4 Cross Harbour
    • The remaining part of F7 Eastern Suburbs became F7 Double Bay
    • F8 Cockatoo Island was split off from F3 Parramatta River

References

  1. "F6 Mosman Bay ferry timetable". Transport for NSW.
  2. "State Transit route 225". Transport for NSW.
  3. Cremorne wharf collapses Sydney Morning Herald 10 June 2007
  4. Refurbished Cremorne Wharf to reopen ABC News 14 September 2007
  5. Cremorne Point Wharf reopened Roads & Maritime Services
  6. "State Transit route 236". Transport for NSW.
  7. "State Transit route 230". Transport for NSW.
  8. Mosman Bay Wharf upgrade - completed Roads & Maritime Services
  9. Mosman Bay wharf reopens to customers today after $3 million upgrade Transport for NSW 8 October 2014
  10. "Ferry Patronage - Monthly Comparison". Transport for NSW. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
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