Thursday, 31 July 2014
Advanced search

London's first cable car

The Emirates Air Line is part of the Mayor’s ambitious plans to revitalise east London. Sam Shead finds out how the £36m project was built and even has a go himself.

Readers' comments (1)

  • I think London's first Cable car looks amazing and I can't wait to try it! ;)

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

Have your say


Related images

Related videos

My saved stories (Empty)

You have no saved stories

Save this article

Digital Edition

The Engineer July Digi Issue


London Mayor Boris Johnson is lobbying for a £10 additional charge for diesel cars to drive into Central London by 2020, and for road tax on diesel cars and all pre-2006 cars to be increased, to counter air pollution. What option most closely matches your opinion on this?

Previous Poll

Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

Read and comment on the results here