A salute from crowds gathered to pay tribute as the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth travels through Ballater (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

In Pictures: Crowds line streets for Queen’s final journey

The Queen’s funeral cortege has begun its journey from Balmoral to Edinburgh.

It will take some six hours to complete.

Huge crowds lined the streets of Ballater and stood in silence as it passed.

Many thousands are expected to be present as the cortege makes its way through Aberdeen, Perth and Dundee before crossing the Forth to the capital.

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