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December 20, 2016
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January 25, 2006
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November 10, 1949
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SSIlIC qIC u Approved RAhWff48 UNTRY USSR stIJEC` ' Railroad CoTrumications in Lithuanian SSR and Bol,orussia PLACE ACQUIRED 09F E OF INFO TI;iS D04211 .dllT CONTAINS INITOnVATICIIArrlgCnl:Q=IggArt*CALDSWEIMff 07=2 t760E1D 6TATIS F:ITIIIU TITS 13ej0IC1O OF TOO 2SFIO0 .GE f.eT s0 07 ITS C0117EtT1S IN AMY OACIIOC TO All DNAUTHO IUD PEIIOOO to PRO. C13ITED OT LAW. ORPT:JCUCTTOII OF This P02a 19 PROIIISITID. 25X1 25X1 82-00457 PQORQP dNFORMA?rsoN REPoRT RETU14 TO CIA J.ISRABY 't'his document is hereby regt?aded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligonce to. the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 STAir NAVY NSRS .5 1 The Russian wide gauge railway has been introduced in Lithuanian .11 of th=7 T n`,rt t?, >iavt/,Io~tat?ackodo observed that lines ran from Kaunas to Vilna*? and to Baranovichi and Brest Litovsk,, In Brest Litovsk a change was made to standard European gauge, which continued to ,,arsavr-Poson and Frankfurt/ Oder, ** As of November 1948, bridges over the Nemunas River at Kaunas had not been reconstructed.; old German pontoon bridges were still being utilized. The railway bridge, however, wits repaired and was to be opened to traffic in the sumnor of 1949 *** CoTlienttr The Vilna-Kaunas line is already double-tracked. orrevor, is possible that only one track has boon converted to broad gauge0 ** ICoTrar-ont s i.n addition to Soviet gaugo, there was one :1twidard European gauge line used by the Soviets for captured Germ railway equipment. ***"Co nrwntr The Lithuanian prows announced in March 1949 that the bri gooaa~"Pa-ne e, a suburb of Kaunas, had boon reopened for traffic. The Vilna-saunas highway was completed in 1947; it is 10-12 motors wide at all points. ~A DATE DISTR, NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION Document lie. ochange In tilat, ~p CIA S.~ Auth.e H Date: !d 2__~ ~~--~--?~-------DIS7RIBUTION-~~ IMIaXITE 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2006/02/01 : CIA-RDP82-00457R003500700008-2 i