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Emirates Air Line launch photo.jpgThe first tower of the Emirates Air Line was completed this week as the transport link made its debut on the Tube map.

The North Intermediate Tower in the Royal Docks is the first of three being built to carry a cable car across the Thames. It is over 200ft tall and weighs 270 tonnes, but will be smallest of the three.

aa-jan27-Cable142.jpgWork on Boris Johnson's Thames cable car should start this summer with a preferred bidder for the £40million link having been selected.

The bidder, who will not be named until legal agreements have been signed, will start work on the crossing by the summer, and it could be operational in time for next year's Olympic Games.