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Very British farewell: Queen pictured lying in state queue

September In September, Queen Elizabeth II traveled from Buckingham Palace to Westminster at the Houses of Parliament for the last time in a carriage hall. The artillery carriage, from then on began the period of lying in the country. From Wednesday 5pm to September 19 Monday at 6am 19 – the day of her state funeral – from across the UK and The world will be able to pass by her coffin at any time of day and night and bid farewell to the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

The queue began to form in the early hours of Wednesday, and by that afternoon it stretched from Lambeth Bridge to the London Eye, past the Southbank Centre, the National Theatre, Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Borough Town Market, which stretches all the way to London Bridge. In the next few days, it is expected to extend all the way to Southwark Park, a distance of more than 7 kilometers, which normally takes an hour and a half to walk. By Thursday morning, mourners were warned they could take up to 30 hours to reach the end of the line, but few were intimidated – according to The Times , officials think 19, 000 people will The drop pays homage in the capital, but now it looks like that number may be surpassed.

However, the orderly and strikingly British nature of this expansionary operation is surprising: the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has created a tracker to The current end of the queue is marked; there are butlers handing out wristbands; there are water bottle filling stations, designated public restrooms, and baby changing facilities along the way; the atmosphere is very calm as well-wishers exchange stories, pausing briefly to be interviewed by dozens of reporters.

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