The cost quoted for this project is intriguing, since it seems to be at least double the cost talked about for gondola systems installed in much more challenging locations and weather conditions, up high mountains. I imagine that the lift stations will be comparable to anything we'd see in the Alps (or Aonach Mor - Nevis - for that matter). Clearly the pylons are out of the ordinary, and the foundations for those are probably unusual in terms of engineering.
There was a massive escalation from £25 million to £45 million and - now - £60 million for this project. Here's a report from Tom Edwards, BBC London Transport Correspondent, from last November ...
Anyone have any comments on this?