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Migrants queue to board a train to Vienna at Keleti station on September 7, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. As the migrant crisis in Europe continues an estimated 18,000 people arrived in Germany over the weekend with thousands more following in their wake along the Balkan route. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Migrants queue to board a train to Vienna at Keleti station on September 7, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. As the migrant crisis in Europe continues an estimated 18,000 people arrived in Germany over the weekend with thousands more following in their wake along the Balkan route. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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An estimated 20,000 people arrived in Germany over the weekend, many of them coming from Hungary, where officials stopped the flow of migrants last week. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley was on a train yesterday filled with refugees who were finally able to leave Hungary.

"There was much relief," Beardsley told Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd. "The families crammed into the cars. There were little children, there were lots of young men... I met a woman with a 2-week-old baby. So people were settled in and very happy to be leaving."

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This segment aired on September 7, 2015.

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