Spring, Texas – December 3, 2018: After his funeral on Thursday (December 6, 2018), President George H.W. Bush will be carried from Spring to his final resting place in College Station on the custom painted train Bush 4141 operated by Union Pacific Railroad.
The train is scheduled to depart from the Union Pacific Westfield Auto Yard near FM 1960 and Hardy Toll Road at 1:00 PM.
Here are some of the intersections to best see Bush 41’s procession from Spring to College Station:
- Old Town Spring
- I-45 near Spring Stuebner
- Holzwarth near Grand Parkway
- Mossy Oaks near Sumac
- Rothwood near Grand Parkway
- Gosling near Hassler
- Northcrest near Root Rd
- Hildebrandt near Root Rd
- Kuykendahl near Hufsmith Kuykendahl
- Stuebner Airline near Hufsmith Kuykendahl
- FM 2978 near E. Hufsmith
- Stanolind near Hufsmith Kohrville
- Hwy 249 at W. Rollingwood
- Hwy 249 at FM 149
- FM 1774 at Lone Star
- FM 1774 at FM 1488
It will take an estimated 2.5 hours for the train to reach College Station. This locomotive can travel upwards of 70 MPH, however, it will be move slower than its usual speed. The train will NOT make any stops on the way.
>>> NOTICE: It is imperative to know know that railroad tracks are not only extremely dangerous but also private property. If you plan on paying your respects, please ensure that you find a safe place that is accessible to the public in order to view the procession. <<<