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July 6, 1948
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/18: CIA-RDP82-00457R001600690002-l1 . v+ , av e v ~17//~ 50X1-HUM vv vv .... . s?,.ra..:.:, f. t.,t',,.a?, .&-V,N>. a 1,1-1-- ... ! - N/I/ J COUNTRY Dermay (Russian Zone) SUBJECT Railroads in the Russian Zone PLACE ACQUIRED THIS ODCU45NY CONTAM9 INPORHATIOW AFFECTIRG THE IIATIO91ALDEFEWSE OP THE LIUITHD STATES WITHIN THE CEANINO OF THE ESPIOIIAGE ACT SO U. S. C. 31 AND SZ. A?. MAE &DEO. fit UANSUISS;ON OR THE REVELATION O V ITS CONTENTS IN ANY MANNER TO AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON 18 PRO- HISITED By LAW. REPGODUCTION OF THIS FORD IS PROHIBITED. HOCK EVER. INFORDATICN CONTAINED IN EDDY OF THE PORN NAY DR UTILIZED AS DEENEE' NECESSARY UY THE RECEIVING AGENCY. DATE DISTR. 6 July 1948 NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. (USTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 50X1-HUM THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION FOR THE RESEARCH USE OF TRAINED INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTS 50X1-HUM The electric locomotives seized by the Russians in 1946 are still at Brest- Y.itovak. The Russians have shown no inclination to convert them to the Rw- Sian gauges 50X1-HUM There are only five locomotive brigades still in the Russian Zoned, All the others, approximately. 700 locomotives, have 'been dissolved and the locomotives returned to the economy of the Russian Zone. A sma11 number of these have been sold to Poland. 4. Some Type 52 steam engines have been converted to the Russian gauge. This process involved the mov- outwards of the cylinders by means of plates fastened to the chassis had the fitting of new axles. 7he Russians have now given up this prractice. Early in 1948 there was a meeting of the Railroad Directorate attended by General. Kvashnin. ' T e President of RBD Halle requested permission to start re-electrification. This was absolutely declined by the General who gave "strategical grounds" as the reason for his refusal, Document No. Np CHANGE Yn ClaSS? p DECT'ASSIIED TS TC Class. CIA11GED 4 ADIr 77 DDA MemCDhA ~'. 'G. 77 &,uth : . wn Deta= CLASSIFICATION SECRET CO AT'l OL U.S. OIT"F'ICIALS ONLY STATE Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/18: CIA-RDP82-00457R001600690002-1