The Emirates Air Line is the UK's first urban cable car. The 1.1-kilometre route provides a new river crossing between terminals close to the Excel Centre at Royal Docks (27 Western Gateway, E16 4FA) and the O2 Arena at Greenwich (Edmund Halley Way, SE10 0FR). The Air Line has the capacity to carry up to 2,500 people per hour in each direction, the equivalent of 30 buses, giving passengers fantastic views of the City, Canary Wharf, the Thames Barrier and the Olympic Park. Single cash fares are available. Oyster pay-as-you-go travellers get a discount, as do Travelcard and other Oystercard holders (though it is necessary for Travelcard and other Oystercard holders to buy a boarding pass from the ticket office or vending machines at the terminals). The '360 degree tour' non-stop return journey is also available. Fares are not included in the Oyster daily capping.
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