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Approved For Release 2005/06/06 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001500520006-2 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT 25X1 COUNTRY Poland SUBJECT 25X1 PLACE ACQUIRED This Document contains information affecting the Na- tional Defense of the United States, within the mean- ing of Title 18, Sections 793 and 794, of the U.S. Code, as Ialnended. Its transmission or revelation of its contents to or receipt by an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. The reproduction of this form is prohibited. Railroad Lines, Bridges and Rnads DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. REFERENCES THE SOURCE EVALUATIONS IN THIS REPORT ARE DEFINITIVE. THE APPRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE REVERSE) 3 July 1953 25X1 1, The. rolling stock in Poland was generally in good condition and was well maintained. Traf o was heavy, especially to the ports of Gdansk and Gdynia from the interior of the country, Traffic was also heavy in the industrial regions of Upper and Lower Silesia. 25X1 25X1 25X1 2, All Polish railroad tracks are of the standard (47 $j't) gauge. 25X1 rumors that a broad gauge (51) line would be constructed to connect the indust- rial Silesian re ion with the Soviet border station of Rudna Wola 5012N-2258;7. 25X1 the Soviets had constructed a broad gauge track leading east- war from Brest, and another one from Rawa Ruskaya to Lvov, 3, 1 know of the following railroad lines a. Belzer 023N-232697 - Zawada B034Nw2307E7 Zamoac B043NC-2315E, - Hrub- ieszow 048N-'235 , This was a single track line about 90 km, long, b, Zawada -- Krasnystaw 059N?-231I.E-7 - Rejowiec /_5_107N - 23l4Ejo This was a single track railroad line about 48 km, long, c, Chelln B,51 08N-2330E m Rejowiec Lublin B115N.-233 ] m Deblin /5134N-2150E, East Warsaw station, This was a double track line covering a distance of about 270 km, d, Naleczow , 117N.2213E7 - Opole 5109N.-2l58EJo This was a short, single track spur, SECRET STATE #]C ARMY #* NAVY #X AIR Q 25X1 (Notes Washington DistributicAo bibdyF'W;FMWAtrIE40SIag/06-': CIA-RDP80-00810A001500520006-2 25X1 Approved For Release 200 - - - SECRET e. Lublin - Rozwadow 55035N-2203E7. This was a three track spur. f. Deblin - Radom L125N-21097. This was a double track spur. g. East Warsaw - Nasielsk .235N-2048E7 - Dzialdowo .314N-20llE7 - Malbork Z5-402N-1903E7 - Tczew 40 N-1848E7. This was a dou le track line. h. East Warsaw - Zyrardow .204N-2026? ; East Warsaw - Otwock C55208N-2119?7; Warsaw Grodzisk 214N-1622E7; and Warsaw - LJlochy 5212N-2055E7. These were electric lines. 25X14. a. Lublin - Zamosc, 110 km., long, six meters- wider brick; good. b. Zamose - Zawada, 11 km. long, six meters wide, brick; good; built in 1950.' goads: c.. Zaw.ada - Szczebrzeszyn 042N-2258?7 - Brody Male, 10 km. long, six meters wide; brick; not very good. d. Brody.I al:~ - Zwierzyniec [5036N-2258?7, a short road, under reconstruction, six meters wide. In the oummer of 1952 it wa6 being paved,. Zwierzyniec - Bilgoraj 5033N-2242?7, 23 km. long, six meters 25X'8 f. Rozlupi.- Torubin, in the same region, a paved road under construction. Blonie - Kaweczyn Z3044N-2227 - Szczebrzeszyn - Zwierzyniec, 10 Ism. long,,six meters wider paved. a. On the railroad line Zawada - Krasnystaw - Rejowiec there were three bridges. Two of them were steel railroad bridges across the River Wieprz, and one was a concrete bridge over the highway at Krasnystaw. b. On the railroad line Chelm - Rejowiec - Lublin, about 15 km. west of the Rejowiec RR station, there was a steel railroad bridge across the River Wieprz. The bridge was about 800 in. long, six to eight meters wide, and about five meters high. e. in Warsaw there were four bridges across the Wisla River. No bridges of reinforced concrete were for vehicles and pedestrians, and two were steel railroad bridges. All four bridges were about -8O0-1,000 m. long- The pedestrian bridges were 12-14 m. wide, and the railroad bridges were six to eight meters wide. d. Between Malbork and Tczew there were two bridges, each about 1,500 m. long. One was a railroad steel bridge and the other was a pedestrian bridge of steel and wooden construction. bridges: e. At Deblin over the Wisla River there was a steel railroad bridge 500-600 m. long, six to eight meters wide. SECRET Approved For Release 2005/06/06 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001500520006-2