Monday 18 June 2012

Thames cable car opens for passengers on 28 June

Thames cable car

The new Thames cable car spanning the river in east London will open to the public at midday on 28 June.

The Emirates Air Line will create a direct link between the 02 Arena in Greenwich and the ExCel exhibition centre and carry 2,500 people an hour
A single adult fare on the pay-as-you-go Oyster card will cost £3.20 while the cash fare will be £4.30, Transport for London (TfL) said.
The service will operate through the week from 07:00 BST until 21:00.
The gates will open an hour later on Saturdays while the service will run from 09:00 on Sundays.

TfL said people who plan to use it regularly could make 10 single journeys for £16 using a "frequent flyer" pass.


  • Adult single fare - £3.20
  • Child single fare - £1.60
  • Round trip - £6.40
  • Frequent traveller - £16