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Approved For Release 2007/09/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA004800130010-7 U Abb1I-IU/kI IUN SECRET CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY REPORT in. the evening of 30 April. The normal stopping for water and coal. The Polish "pilot" is replaced 4t $ *' the ormal stop is-ten-minutes unless another train from East G rmany is on it way, in which case. there can be a delay of hours. Another r;g .t_r-ation of the train's contents is made there. At Konin there is a stop of two hours for water, coal, oiling, etc. Approved For Release 2007/09/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA004800130010-7 INFORMATION REPORT 619118 DATE DISTR. 14 October 1954 SUBJECT Itine? jrary of a Run on the Frankfurt/Oder - NO. OF PAGES Brest`Litovsk Line PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO.' THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES. WITHIN THE MEANING OF TITLE 18, SECTIONS 793 AND 794. OF THE U. S. CODE. AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REVEL- ATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT BY AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON 15 PROHIBITED BY LAW THE REPRODUCTION OF THIS FORM IS PROHIBITED. NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) .THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 1. On 30 April 1954 freight train 116 axles,_loaded--with machine yarts lmt rank? t fader at-10 *m: -The German-personnel-of-the-train totalled-eight: two engineers, two firemen two conductors, and two' Fahrdienstleiter. The.Soviet personnel, commanded by a senior lieutenant, totalled 12 men, including a cook. 2. The train left track the Frankfurt/Oder freight station and went -through the border customs check. It was checked by eight East German officials with dogs, and also by Soviet soldiers. The inspection lasted about an hour. - r The Polish customs inspection took place at the Polish station of` Kunowide (Kunersdorf). Four Polish 'militiamen with dogs carried out the inspection. The Polish officer checked the documents of the'German personnel and inspected the=--locomotive , and living car. At the Rze'pin ( station standard operating prose ure). several ho re for the w lot". 5. The train stopped for water at a Polish "pilot" boarded the train.(thi s At times a -train is forced to wait as m Swiebodzin 4j - ;$ i )fort n minutes, 6. At the Nowy Benczin station, as usually-"happens,-the--t stopped-for 15 or 20 minutes to allow Polish railroad personnel. to register the rolling stock and load of the train. Trains are often made to wait at this-station because priority is afforded to Polish trains. is uch'as Approved For Release 2007/09/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA004800130010-7 SECRET CONTROL/U;S,_= 'PIC3AL'S ONLY 10,. At Kutno there is another stop, lasting 20 or 30 minutes,.for registration of,rolling stock and replacement of the Polish "pilot-", 11, At the Sochaczew station the stop is normally two hours, but it can be as long as six hours because of Warsaw suburban train traffic? 12. The stop *at the Warsawr-East station normally lasts one to 12 hours, for replacement of the "pilot", water, cleaning the furnace, and registration of rolling stock. 13. At Siedlce trains generally stop for three hours waiting for the further route to be announced. If the train is routed through Czeremcha, water and coal are taken on at Siedlce. If the route is through Terespol, coal is taken on at Lukow, At Siedlce. the'"pilot" is again replaced. Train was routed through Terespol. 14, A stop is-made at Male Welicze o await communications from Brest-Litovsk, 15. At Terespol there is a Polish customs inspection of a perfunctory nature, lasting 45 minutes. 16, .The Soviet customs inspection takes place at the Bug. It is also not strict. Trains here take on.Soviet militia who accompany them to Brest- Litovsk, watching the German personnel carefully. 17. Train Number 71092 arrived at Brest-Litovsk at 3 a.m., 4 May. The German locomotive is separated from the train there for fueling, oiling, cleaning,, etc. ands locomotive, The German sleeping car is also separated, The German personnel usually zza a minimum of 24 hours or a return train, staying at a special."Club House" where the Germans are able to meet only those Russians who are employed there. However, the Germans do have an opportunity to meet Soviet railroad personnel at the station,. 18# Source started back to Frankfurt/Oder at 11 p.m., 4 May, in a train of 113 axles, carrying alcohol. The number of the train and its documents are communicated to the German-personnel only after crossing the Polish border, The Soviet guard personnel is made up of different individuals. If the train returns to Ebet Germany empty, there is no Soviet guard detail. 19. The same route is followed on the return journey, unless the traints cargo exceeds the loading maximum of the railroad bridges along the line. In this case, from Szxzelcy on it takes a route where there are no bridges, generally on seldom used lines going through sparsely settled country. SECRET Approved For Release 2007/09/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA004800130010-7