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Saturday, September 25, 1999 Published at 07:37 GMT 08:37 UK


World: Europe

Train of Life in Kosovo


A train carrying aid supplies from Britain to Kosovo is scheduled to pull into Pristina station shortly 1000 BST after visiting eleven countries on its journey.

It has been dubbed the Train of Life and is transporting eight thousand tonnes of clothes, food, medical supplies and educational and construction equipment.

But a BBC Correspondent in Pristina says the train itself is arguably the biggest part of the aid donation, because it is to be drafted into service to help revive Kosovo's shattered infrastructure.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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