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April 5, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/08/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200800002-6 . I N FORMATION REPORT CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Title 18, U.S.C. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorised person is prohibited by law. $-E-C-R-E-T DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED Tank Car Control.of.the East .German.,Railroads DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. REFERENCES 1. The following are the leads :personnel of (Keeeelwagenleitatelle - KWLL): Chief Deputy Chief and Chief of Operations Deputy Chief of Operations Commercial Chief Chief Bookkeeper Legal Adviser .Roll is>g ,Stock 1. Leased ..Car Park There are 8,200 to 8,400 tank care on lease to,VEB firms. Of ing are permanently-etaVYvyed on.the lines indicated: Liquid No,. of cars .Jet fuel ,150 - '180 Methanol 250 - 280 .Crude oil S-E-C-R-E-T Control Wondra Richard Neuhaus Prod ?:Cpecht lmann Danneberg Rapp 5 April 1955 2 RD these, the follow- Axles per car 4 2 .4.8e .,2 4 8a , 2. Routes 25X1 Boehlen-Brest-Litovsk Leona -Brest -Litovsk Schkopau4erseburg Zistersdorf)AUstria to .Leung or Luetzkendorf Leuna or Zistersdorf- Krumpa 25X1 7 1 __ I by IT"; Field distribution by "#".) -r NAVY INFORMATION R~9,PORT [01 ~ ~ Vasa Is Approved For Release 2008/08/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200800002-6 200 - 220 2020. ~ Approved For Release 2008/08/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200800002-6 Between.200.and..300 l ed.cars are on . indefinite. loan to.other Soviet.Bloc states. 2. Pree..Caa.Park In addition to the tank cars..on lease to firms, there exists a.free car park under the direct,control of the-Ministry for.Transport, which consists of: 1,400 tank..cars.for the transport of gasoline (VK-Wagen) 1,000 tank.. cars for.the transport.of diesel fuel (DK-Wagen) Total 2,400 Of these, 73 are RU+Wagen, which are described.as,Russian built tank.cars con- verted to.standard.guage. 3. SAG car park Two thousand tank cars, which formerly belonged to the. Russian-controlled.SAG1 firms,were not returhed.wfth.the firms to East German control.in.1954, Their return to the Reichsbahn dates only, from 1 . January. 1955. 4. Effective quantity of dolling Stock The Tank Car Control office operates with an estimated permanent effective strength ofusable.tank.cars varying around.12,000 cars. This figure does not include cars under repair or on.loan to other Soviet Bloc states. No new tank care have been built since the war, although some cannibalization of decrepit stock has taken place. Approved For Release 2008/08/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200800002-6