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Historic Greek railway reopens


One of Europe's most spectacular mountain railways, built in the 19th century, has reopened in southern Greece.

The historic line from Diakofto to Kalavrita, which was originally built by Italian engineers, has received a 40 million euro upgrade.

Malcolm Brabant reports.


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