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London cable car

The newly opened Emirates Air Line cable car, which operates between the O2 Arena in Greenwich and the ExCeL exhibition centre, at the Royal Docks on June 28, 2012 in London, England. The service crosses the Thames at a speed of 8.9 miles per hour and at a height of almost 300ft; is capable if carrying up to 2,500 people per hour. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London's first cable car opens to public

June 28, 2012

The new Emirates Air Line cable car opened to the public on June 28 in London, England. The service crosses the

Thames at a speed of 8.9 miles per hour and at a height of almost 300 feet

it is capable if carrying up to 2,500 people per hour.