In pictures: Thousands start queuing to see The Queen lying in state: Route almost 5 miles long with 400,000 capacity

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By Jack Mendel Thousands of people have begun queuing around central London in a bid to see Her Majesty the Queen lying in state. The line, which can hold up to 400,000 people over the next four days, stretches on for four-and-a-half miles, start on the Albert Embankment near Lambeth Bridge. The route winds down the front of the River Thames to Southwark While Westminster Hall can reportedly process 350,000 in the next few days, between 750,000 and 1 million people are estimated to join events for the Queen’s passing. TFL’s Commissioner Andy Byford said the network is planning for three-quarte…

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