Preparing the procession The processon leaves Westminster Hall prepares The Queen departs Procession arrives Entering Westminster Hall
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The funeral: Windsor route



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The journey begins
As the lying-in-state closed on Tuesday morning the Queen Mother's coffin left Westminster Hall for the funeral service at Westminster Abbey. Once the service concluded, the cortege began its final journey from central London to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, for the committal. The procession of cars started at approximately 1230 BST and took about an hour and a quarter to arrive at Windsor.
The Prince of Wales accompanied the coffin on its journey. The departure was watched by the Queen and the Duke Edinburgh.
They returned to Buckingham Palace before going on to Windsor.
The first part of the cortegeís journey was along Whitehall, and then on towards The Mall.
During the journey the Queen Motherís crown remained on top of her coffin.

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