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    Austrian Railways Warn Against Trips to Germany Amid Migrant Crisis

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    Austria’s national railway company OeBB warned travelers on Tuesday against going to Germany, citing long queues and traffic blocks on the German border, which has seen a steady stream of refugees in the past days.

    VIENNA (Sputnik) — Trains between Austria and Germany were suspended for 12 hours on Sunday night after Berlin had implemented border controls to hold off thousands of undocumented migrants coming to the country from Hungary through Austria.

    An interactive map on the OeBB website shows that westbound trains face an average waiting time of 90 minutes. Train services between several Austrian and Hungarian cities have also been halted.

    "The German government-imposed border controls have caused hour-long delays, many travelers are waiting to continue their trip at the Salzburg rail station… OeBB advises travelers to refrain from going to Germany for now," the company said in a press release on Tuesday.

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