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February 7, 1951
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50X1-HUM Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/04/09: CIA-RDP82-00457R006800780015-3 UU LV t-WC.'v I I r %L", CLASSIFICATION CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY REPORT i INFORMATION REPORT COUNTRY Germany (Russian Zone) SUBJECT Soviet Bxprees and Leave Trains PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. CD NO. DATE DISTR. 7 February 1951 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) 50X1-HUM SUPPLEMENT REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFOR- German Locomotive Column 1, handlinG, the soviet leave trainsp was originally equipped with type 52 loc anotives, The column was re-equipped in January 1949 with type 01 locomotives furnished by the Erfurt railroad district, In April 1950 the German personnel were changed for Soviet personnel and the column was merged with Soviet Locomotive Column No 42, then stationed in Frankfurt/ Oder, The German personnel of Locomotive Column No 1 were assigned other railroad missions, Soviet Locomotive Column No 42 was equipped with German 50X1 -HUM type 01 locomotives. the two locomotive columns imentioned were equipped with 10 to 12 ocomo ves each but that only eight, instead of the usual 11 men, were assi,;-ned to each brigade, Locomotive Column No 42 also operates the Blue Expresso 2, The soviet leave trains operating between Frankfurt/Order and Brest Litovsk are being run by Soviet Locomotive Column No 42, It is planned to have the clue ',;xpress, previously run by Locomotive Column No 42, operated by German personnel after 1 January 1951, The Soviet rai lroadmen mentioned that they would presumably by transferred to the Leningrad area. Locomotive Column No 1 has been deactivated? 3, The glue express runnin ; from Perlin ildpark via Frankfurt/Oder to west Litovsk is handled by Soviet Locomotive Column No 42, It. The Clue Itaxpress and the "Soviet leave trains operating bettiTeen Frankfurt/Oder and 3r.est Litovsk are run by Soviet Locomotive Column No l12. T'.Iis colu-M is stationed in Frankfurt/Oder and Brest Litovsk, but elements of it are also located in Seddin, * Oomment, The trains concerned are the pair of Soviet express trains opera C Ta~Sy between Berlin and Brest Litovsk via Frankfurt/oder and tine 50X1-HUM two pairs of leave trains operating daily between 1t'rankfurt/Oiler and 3r.est . Litovsk, One pair of leave trains will be cancelled if they are not required. This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 CONFIDENTIAL THIS DOCIMJ