London will have a brand new way of crossing the Thames next summer with the introduction of a new cable car system, running between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Victoria Docks, sponsored by Emirates.

Called the Emirates Air Line, it will take about six minutes to cross the river using 20-34 cabins, each accommodating 10 seated passengers. For more information, go to

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