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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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LONDON | Cable Car | Com

A Cable Car is currently being constructed from Greenwich Peninsula to Royal Docks in East London.



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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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1st March:
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today:
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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from the south bank:
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cables tied to the smaller north pylon:
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:03 PM   #4
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and now for the south pylon, with Olympic Park in background:
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Anthony Gormley's Quantum Cloud on the left:
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crane about to lift piece:
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and dropping into place:
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:04 PM   #5
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wider angle:
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south site:
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preparing the pieces:
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:05 PM   #6
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from further up the peninsula near the Thames Clipper pier:
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:05 PM   #7
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and finally a video, complete with peninsula birdsong

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(it's a bit jerky as i was trying to watch it with my own eyes rather than through the viewfinder)
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 07:47 PM   #8
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Another 'temporary' London attraction in the 'temporary' London Eye model?...
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 08:03 PM   #9
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Another 'temporary' London attraction in the 'temporary' London Eye model?...
hardly, as far as i can remember the eye was supposed to be taken down by 2005, whose to say this wont be the same?
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Old March 4th, 2012, 09:29 PM   #10
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last night:
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Beautiful night!
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Old March 6th, 2012, 07:40 PM   #12
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two wonderful sunsets yesterday and today:
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north tower far right:
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bar across the top has been added:
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Old March 7th, 2012, 02:58 PM   #13
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Whoa! London is building enough attractions to keep Olympics tourists occupied. Well done!
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Old March 9th, 2012, 12:42 PM   #15
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taken a few days ago:
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Old March 9th, 2012, 03:22 PM   #16
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How much will be the round trip ticket?
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the prices have not yet been revealed
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Old March 9th, 2012, 03:45 PM   #18
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is it fair to say that this is the first cable car that could qualify as an attraction ?
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video of the cable car:

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The purpose is purely for tourist?
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