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More than 1,000 migrants reach Austria after Hungary mobilizes bus fleet in emergency move

  • Migrants arrive  at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf,  Austria, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, where they came from Budapest as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Migrants arrive at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, where they came from Budapest as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)  (The Associated Press)

  • A woman and her children sit as they have boarded a bus provided by Hungarian authorities for migrants and refugees at Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. Hundreds of migrants boarded buses provided by Hungary's government as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announced the decision early Saturday after speaking with Angela Merkel, his German counterpart - not long after Hungary's surprise nighttime move to provide buses for the weary travelers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

    A woman and her children sit as they have boarded a bus provided by Hungarian authorities for migrants and refugees at Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. Hundreds of migrants boarded buses provided by Hungary's government as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announced the decision early Saturday after speaking with Angela Merkel, his German counterpart - not long after Hungary's surprise nighttime move to provide buses for the weary travelers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Migrants  line up in front of a police bus at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf,  Austria, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, where they arrived from Budapest as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Migrants line up in front of a police bus at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, where they arrived from Budapest as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)  (The Associated Press)

A fleet of Hungarian buses has delivered more than 1,000 migrants to the border of Austria, where charity workers have offered the surprised newcomers beds, hot tea and a warm welcome.

Saturday's pre-dawn move eases immediate pressure on Hungary, which has struggled to manage the flow of thousands of migrants arriving daily from non-EU member Serbia. Officials warn that the human tide south of Hungary is still rising.

Hungary relented in its demand for the travelers to report to government-run asylum centers when challenged by migrants, thousands of whom marched west Friday along Hungary's major motorway. Hundreds of others broke through police lines at a rural train station where police were trying to take them to a refugee camp.

Austria and Germany say they will shelter the newcomers.