Refugees who made a 'train-to-nowhere' their home

  • Before catching the world's attention, Idomeni was a sleepy village on the Greek border with Macedonia, the last stop on the train before heading through former Yugoslav countries and onto western Europe. (AP)
  • A man walks with his child inside a train as tents are seen outside in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A Syrian woman holds a battery-operated torch in a stationary freight wagon in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city in Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A Syrian woman washing clothes on a railway tracks outside a train that refugees and migrants live in, in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A Syrian young man looks out of a freight car that he lives with his friends in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city iN Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • Drops of rain cover a train as a man is seen inside train sleeper carriages that he lives in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • Two Syrian twin sisters chat with a relative as they stand inside a freight car that their family live in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A child gets off a train that he lives in with his family in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • Fatme from Syria watches her 18-month-old child crawl inside the train wagon that she lives in, in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city in Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A man looks out of a window of a train that he lives in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • A man jumps from the top of a train wagon in the sprawling refugee and migrant tent city of Idomeni, on Greece's northern border with Macedonia. (AP)
  • On government orders, Idomeni was cleared this week. Just before the evacuation Idomeni had 8,400 occupants, according to official figures, and it's unclear where all those who didn't get the buses to other camps are. (AP)