Four days of events are planned for former US president George HW Bush ahead of his burial in Texas next to his wife, Barbara, and their daughter, Robin, who died in 1953.
TRANSPORT FROM HOUSTON TO WASHINGTON
Bush's body will be transported by a motorcade on Monday morning from a Houston funeral home to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, a Texas Air National Guard base. The casket will be loaded onto a plane during a departure ceremony scheduled to start at 10.30am local time and flown to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
Relatives accompanying the casket will include his sons, former president George W. Bush and Neil Bush, along with members of their immediate families. The rest of the Bush family is expected to be at Joint Base Andrews when the body arrives.
STATE FUNERAL IN WASHINGTON
In Washington, Bush will lie in state in the rotunda of the US. Capitol from Monday at 7.30pm local time until Wednesday at 8.45am. His casket will be transported by motorcade on Wednesday morning to the National Cathedral, where a state funeral will be held at 11am local time. President Donald Trump has indicated he and first lady Melania Trump will attend the state funeral.
Trump has said he plans to designate Wednesday as a national day of mourning.
RETURN TO HOUSTON
Following the service at the National Cathedral, Bush will be flown to Houston on Wednesday with a scheduled arrival of around 4.30pm. His body will be transported by motorcade to St. Martin's Episcopal Church, where he and his wife regularly worshipped. A public viewing of Bush's casket will be held at the church from 6:45pm on Wednesday until 6am on Thursday.
On Thursday, a private funeral service with about 1200 invited guests will be held at the church starting at 10am local time. After the hour-long service, a motorcade will transport Bush's casket to a train station north of Houston, near the international airport named after Bush.
A ceremony will be held at the train station as Bush's casket is loaded onto a Union Pacific train. The train will take the casket 113km to the city of College Station, home to Bush's presidential library at Texas A&M University. The locomotive has been painted the colours of the Air Force One plane used during his presidency and bears the number "4141" in honour of the 41st president.
BURIAL IN COLLEGE STATION
The train is scheduled to arrive in College Station on Thursday around 3:45pm. Bush's casket will then be transported by motorcade to the presidential library, where he will be buried at the gated family plot near his wife and their daughter Robin, who died of leukemia at age 3. Barbara Bush died on April 17 at their Houston home. The couple was married for 73 years , longer than any other US presidential couple.
Ceremonies at the presidential library will include a missing man formation flyover. The casket will then be rolled along a path through woods, over a bridge and over a creek for burial during a private grave-side service with Bush's family.
Australian Associated Press