The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

By Rob Picheta, Ed Upright, Lauren Said-Moorhouse, Jessie Yeung and Aditi Sangal, CNN

Updated 2200 GMT (0600 HKT) September 19, 2022
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9:53 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

The Long Walk in Windsor is now at capacity with spectators

From CNN's Mick Krever in Windsor

The Long Walk, a picturesque avenue running from Windsor Castle to Windsor Great Park, is now filled to capacity with spectators, a public announcement system has told visitors.

“Unfortunately, the Long Walk is now full. You will be directed to Home Park, where there is a large screen to watch the Windsor procession and communal service,” the public announcement system told prospective visitors.

Crowds have gathered along the procession route to see the Queen's hearse passing by as as it travels to Windsor for her burial.

9:34 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

In photos: Crowds watch as Queen's hearse drives past

The Queen's funeral inspired a mix of emotions in crowds waiting to see the procession. Mourners were seen crying, singing the British national anthem, observing silence and throwing flowers at the Queen's hearse. Take a look at some pictures from Monday.

A woman is embraced as the State Gun Carriage carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth passes by during the Ceremonial Procession following her State Funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday.
A woman is embraced as the State Gun Carriage carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth passes by during the Ceremonial Procession following her State Funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday. (Mike Egerton/Pool Photo via AP)

People watch as the Queen's coffin is transported from London to Windsor.
People watch as the Queen's coffin is transported from London to Windsor. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Mourners pay their respects as the procession passes by.
Mourners pay their respects as the procession passes by. (Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

People take pictures of the coffin of the Queen being pulled past Buckingham Palace.
People take pictures of the coffin of the Queen being pulled past Buckingham Palace. (Christophe Ena/Pool/AP)

Royal household staff pay their respects outside Buckingham Palace.
Royal household staff pay their respects outside Buckingham Palace. (Carl Court/Pool via AP)

A person throws a flower towards the Queen's hearse in west London.
A person throws a flower towards the Queen's hearse in west London. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)
9:12 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

Paris pays tribute to Queen by renaming Metro station for the day 

From CNN's Pierre Bairin in Paris 

The Paris Metro is paying tribute to the Queen by renaming the George V station "Elizabeth II" for today, according to a tweet from the RATP Group, which is the public transit authority. 

Signs in the station, which was named after the queen's grandfather, were replaced on Monday out of respect for the late British monarch.

9:25 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

Princess Anne has accompanied every leg of her mother's final journey

From CNN's Richard Allen Greene

(James Manning/Pool via Reuters)
(James Manning/Pool via Reuters)

Princess Anne, one of Elizabeth II's four children, is now following the Queen's hearse to Windsor in a car.

Anne is the only child to accompany every leg of the Queen’s final journey from Balmoral Castle in Scotland since the monarch’s death on September 8. 

8:47 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

Onlookers throw flowers as Queen's hearse drives past

The journey of the Queen's hearse to Windsor is now underway along the crowd-lined streets of central London.

Some onlookers have thrown flowers towards the vehicle as it passes. Many are standing in silence, while others can be heard cheering for Elizabeth II one last time.

The hearse will travel along main roads rather than motorways, presumably to give more people a chance to glimpse the coffin. The route has been closed for the procession.

10:13 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

Queen's coffin moved into hearse ahead of journey to Windsor

The Queen's coffin has been carried into the state hearse, and it will now be driven in procession through west London and to Windsor for her burial.

Watch the moment here:

9:59 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

The Queen's cortege has arrived at Wellington Arch, its final stop in London

From CNN’s Max Foster and Lauren Said-Moorhouse

(David Ramos/Getty Images)
(David Ramos/Getty Images)

The royal cortege has now arrived at Wellington Arch.

Here, the parade will perform a royal salute and the British national anthem will be played before the hearse departs for Windsor and the Queen's burial.

Once it has left, the King and Queen Consort, the Prince and Princess of Wales and other members of the royal family will leave by car.

After the procession leaves, the bells at Westminster will ring fully muffled for the afternoon – a convention that only happens following the funeral of a sovereign.

The muffled bongs are achieved by attaching leather patches that dull the sound of each bell, called muffles -- a centuries-old tradition.

Watch the moment here:

8:22 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

Minute guns fired from Hyde Park

(Jason Cairnduff/Reuters)
(Jason Cairnduff/Reuters)

As the Queen's lengthy funeral procession snakes towards Wellington Arch, minute guns have been fired from London's Hyde Park.

8:01 a.m. ET, September 19, 2022

The procession moves down the Mall and towards Wellington Arch

(Andrew Boyers/Reuters)
(Andrew Boyers/Reuters)

Onlookers lining the Mall are watching as the Queen's lengthy and impressive funeral procession makes its way towards Wellington Arch.

The procession features a vast display of British and Commonwealth forces.

Queen Elizabeth II's coffin, followed by her family, have already turned around the Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace and are approaching Wellington Arch.

There, the coffin will be moved to the state hearse and driven to Windsor for the burial.