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Trains have often been used to transport prime ministers' bodies after their death. Mourners line the railway tracks to pay their respects as the train passes through their town or city. Most recently, a train was used to carry former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's body from Ottawa to Montréal.
The funeral train of Sir John A. Macdonald, June 1891
The train bearing the body of former prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, leaves Ottawa's Union Station for Toronto, July 1950
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