FOI request detail

‘Emirates Air Line’ Cable Car

Request ID: FOI-1822-2021
Date published: 07 January 2021

You asked

I am submitting the following FOI request and my reference is TFL/GM/11/12/20. I would be grateful if you could confirm safe receipt. ‘How many passengers travelled on the ‘Emirates Air Line’ Cable Car during 2017/18, 2018/9 and 2019/20 and what were the operating costs for that service during those three financial years?’ I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

We answered

Our ref: FOI-1822-2021/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 10 December 2020 asking for information about the Emirates Air Line.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

Please see below the table below for the information you have requested.








Passenger Journeys







Operating Expenditure




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Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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