Salzburg says station may have to close due to migrants

Migrants wait for a next train to Germany at the train station in Salzburg, Austria, September 14, 2015The main train station in the Austrian city of Salzburg may have to close due to the large numbers of migrants arriving and seeking to travel on to Germany, authorities said late Tuesday, calling the situation “tense”. The warning came two days after Berlin reintroduced border controls, slowing down the passage of thousands of migrants from Austria into Germany and causing major road and rail disruption. “The biggest problems are being created at present by the large number of people being brought privately (to Salzburg station) in cars and buses,” the state of Salzburg, comprising the city and the surrounding area, said in a statement.

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