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May 31, 1951
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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/05/08: CIA-RDP82-00457R007600400006-2 COUNTRY Poland DATE DISTR. 31 ;:;ay 1951 SUBJECT Polish $oviat Rail. Tr : f e NO. CF PAGES PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. Una IS66."16510I"8CORTAINGIR ri9AITIGSIflPr+'LCTI9IffiTHE[dd6TSt35H0'4bSYLirBNifN OF WK VNITISI STATGA Vi"Wo Tag 99ARIUO OF ThhIC HS I0+WAGfl ACT #0 U. S. C. 09 AIIS3 92. AS ATAffi9SS59WW. ITS TRAIISA1I09IOP4 OR 7HO SiBSIIiUrACi5 OP ITS CCMTdiEiT'W IR ART IfIRII6I?il9 TO sIII 13RAOTSiSIRIa9D 3?C{SI9oS- IS PRO, HIDITHO r &AtiA. IiIIlFIS4JAGfIItTIQSO OP TIIIS FORM 13 PROHISIV90, ~,CULATE W. OF ENCLS. (US` ED EELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION There is a r pac cia1 da13y t: !n in both directions betevreen Benin an. Bikas 4' Litovsk via ,.Tarsaw, u..red by Soviet rilitary person el.a couriere, dipia atn and tI"~.ose civilians ,rho can obtain remission to use thin train. All 1x s- sanne,rn entering or lea%vinp the Soviet Union chance trains at Brest-Litovsk. In addition, them ai to special freirrht trains which run bett:een Serlin and Brest-Litovsk each day and carry special freit ht to the Soviet Union. ,cviat ni.l.,it' ry transport trains do not take this route, but ordi- narily use lines running throuryh Lublin or Grodno-Sialky^tok.. The rain line for foods to or from the Soviet Union is the Kyakot,, -L,,- ow line, on which there are ur to fifty trains o?from 46 to 5i/+ cars each rlay. Trains cominc into Poland from the Soviet Union carry iron ore, cotton and rilitary an riont'i . 2. Loadinu rlatforran are bai.nrr reconrii.t:Toneda str-;n,ct'~ened, or re-laced in .any irsaces on Polish railroads, and new loaiin' "Platforms are be:?nr! con- structed in p? aces which have not for iersly been e uirped Frith such rlatfoy s .. It in thouiht that these rlatformn are now atrona enou.rah to surport tanks and hoary artillery pieces. Many stations are bei.n eiuipNd with surple- -entary, railroad lines to facilitate quick shiftsn of cars, and surplice of rails, ties and coal are beinrr stored up In nnany place's in Poland. 3. All railroad lines near 'Tarsaw are beinrv electrified and. r or1ernized. The 'Tarsaw-Poznan rai.:!road line w 1.1 be electrified in the near future. Railroads in the Polish section of foyer East Prisnia are in poor condition but there are plans to Irlprove then! soon. 5. The U. Ce^rielstki factory at Pozn^n has been renamed "The Stalin stabli hmont" and now .produces railroad passenger cars for the Soviet Union. These cars are dent to Kaliningrad on a special base frame (sic), and are equi_rred there with Russian wide-huge bases. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY REPORT INFORMATION PT CD NO, CLASSIFICATION sssl ea DISTRIBUI 1014 U,2 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/05/08: CIA-RDP82-00457R007600400006-2