London Cable Car Put Into Action

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: June 29, 2012; 12:16 ♦ (Vindobona)

This week, the official opening of the 'Emirates Air-Line' (London Cable Car) took place. The cable car was produced by the Austrian manufacturer Doppelmayr and the Swiss partner Garaventa.

London Cable Car Put Into Action / Picture: ©

In London, the new 10-passenger gondola Emirates Air-Line is put into operation on June 28, 2012. With this installation, London receives the first urban ropeway in Great Britain. The gondola, which crosses the river Thames over a distance of 1,100 m, offers a capacity of 2,500 passengers per hour and direction.

It connects the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Victoria Docks…