President George H.W. Bush to be transported to Texas A&M presidential library burial location aboard Union Pacific’s Bush 4141.
Union Pacific announced Saturday that locomotive 4141 will take the president’s body from the Houston area to College Station — the home of his presidential library on the Texas A&M campus.
The local Texas funeral train transport of the remains George H.W. Bush will occur on Thursday, December 6, 2018 after the funeral at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington D.C. on Wednesday December 5, 2018
George H.W. Bush Funeral Train
Union Pacific is honored to participate in the funeral procession for President George H.W. Bush. The funeral train leaves Union Pacific’s Westfield Auto Facility Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. and should arrive at College Station across from Kyle Field at 3:25 p.m. The Westfield Auto Facility is not open to the public.
— Union Pacific
Ceremonies and Funeral Schedule for George H.W. Bush (Monday December 3-Thursday December 6, 2018)
Monday at 11:30 a.m. ET – Departure ceremony at Ellington Field, Houston, Texas.
Monday at 3:30 p.m. ET – Arrival ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
Monday at 4:45 p.m. ET – Arrival ceremony at U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Monday at 5 p.m. ET – After a brief ceremony, Bush’s body will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol from Monday at 7:30 p.m. until Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. with a guard of honor in attendance.
Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET – Departure ceremony at U.S. Capitol.
Wednesday 11 a.m. ET – Arrival and funeral at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. ET – Departure ceremony at Washington National Cathedral.
Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. ET – Departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews. Bush’s remains will depart Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to be flown to Ellington Field.
Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. ET – Arrival ceremony at Ellington Field.
Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. ET – Arrival ceremony at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas.
Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. ET – Bush’s remains will lie in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church until Thursday at 7 a.m. with a guard of honor in attendance.
Thursday, 11 a.m. ET – Funeral service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.
Thursday at 12:15 p.m. ET – Departure ceremony at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.
Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET – Bush’s remains will depart St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and be transported by motorcade to Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility. From there, Bush’s remains will be transported by funeral car train to College Station, Texas.
Thursday at 4:45 p.m. ET – Arrival ceremony at Texas A&M University.
Thursday at 5:15 p.m. ET – Arrival and interment at George Bush Presidential Library & Museum, College Station, Texas.
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