Scenes from Vienna's Westbahnhof station

The Local
The Local - [email protected] • 16 Sep, 2015 Updated Wed 16 Sep 2015 15:19 CEST
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Tens of thousands of refugees have poured into Hungary and crossed into Austria on their way to Germany in recent weeks.


Both Germany and Austria have since introduced tighter border controls to help control the flow - but this means hundreds of refugees are still stranded at train stations in Austria, hoping to continue their journey to Germany. 

Reporter Kim Traill went to Vienna's Westbahnhof station to hear their stories and capture the scenes she saw.

Many refugees - the majority from Syria - experienced harrowing journeys via Turkey, Greece, the Balkans, and Hungary - before being welcomed in Austria. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes from Westbahnhof



The Local 2015/09/16 15:19

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