- 1 Sep 2015 9:00 AM
The Austrian authorities expect their Hungarian counterparts to detain migrants without passports and place them in refugee camps.
The train left Keleti station at 11am and was scheduled to arrive at Vienna’s Hauptbahnhof at 1.45pm, but at 2.30pm it was still waiting at the border. Before boarding the train, Syrian nationals told MTI that they were bound for Munich.
A spokesman for Hungarian railways MÁV told MTI that international tickets could be bought without the need to show a passport, and the ticket inspector would only ask to see tickets.
Only police can ask to see passports. Four trains crossed the border from Hungary to Austria in the afternoon, according to a Reuters eyewitness.
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