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Light Rail News Lead Story: Issue Issue 30 13 Jul 2012

London’s new high level transport system

The new cable car across the Thames in East London has joined the capital’s transport system in time for the Olympics. The five-minute 1km trip, costing £3.20 with an Oyster card, links the Greenwich Peninsula to Docklands.

Supplied by Doppelmayr, it was built by Mace working with Watson Steel, URS Scott Wilson, lead consultant; Buro Happold, structural engineer: and architects Aedas and Wilkinson Eyre. Officially opened by Mayor Boris Johnson, the cable car connects two Olympic...

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