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Will the new service become an indispensable part of London's transit system or come to be seen as a a monorail for the current generation?

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today opened a new cable car service which will cross the Thames to connect two East London communities. The £45m project connects Greenwich Peninsula with the Royal Docks. The 34 cars have the capacity to carry 2,500 passengers per hour in each direction.

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