Known as the Emirates Air Line, the cable car runs between Greenwich Peninsula in southeast London, and the Royal Docks in east London. It opened in June 2012 as a prelude to the London Olympic Games 2012.

After one year of public service and successful operation of the cable car under Doppelmayr Cable Car UK Ltd, this urban transport system safely transported 2.41 Mio Passengers, commuters and tourists. The technical system availability is after more than 5.100 Operating Hours at 99.91%.