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Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R008600460012-8 FORM NO. 51-IAA FEB 1952 'IDENTIAL CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION REPORT REPORT NO. CD NO. COUNTRY USSR (Volyn Oblast) 2. Over 200 warehouses were built in the transshipment station area. They are built of wood and measure 30 x 80 x 7.8 in, The flooring is of crushed (tamped) .brick chips. At the front of the buildings are large entrances at various intervals. 3. Nine open-storage platforms were also constructed, made of crushed brick,and measuring 60 x 200 m each. There are six concrete fire reservoirs, 6 m across and 3 m deep. SUBJECT Reloading Station at Kovel NO: OF PAGES DATE OF 25X1X INFO. PLACE 25X1 C ACQUIRED 1. Two rail lines, a standard gauge track and a broad gauge track, run from Lublin 25X1C or from Brest is not clear at this point) to Kovel (51-13N, 24-44E). About 1.5 km south-southwest of the main Kovel Railroad station, a double line branches off to the north for about 3 kn., where the transshipment station area begins. The transshipment station covers an area of about`l.8 x 2.5 km. Two double tracks run into the area. tracks. 1 9 DATE DISTR. 6 February 1953 NO. OF ENCLS. 1 (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 5. The power plant, about 2,500 m north of the station of Kovel, is 25 x 60 x 3m and of stone construction. Three tin smokestacks rise from the roof. The plant is approximately 100 m southeast of the transshipment station area. 6. The -transshipment station was pl4nned for reloading and storing of reparations goods from Germany and particularly for the storing of machines and machine parts. Direct reloading from standard to broad gauge took place continually but was considered less important than the storing operations. ut4t emsaht Eo, e b xq?'e I Ise. [] Double ramps, 2,200 -? 2,300 meters long, are located on both sides of the double ONFIDENTIAL CLASSIFICATION t.4ka'.::aTi^ BF u a , ~S o: IS S (6r/ 113.: I~Pa1"'2 I a --- D n.-b- C By% 0 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R008600460012-8 a Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : Cl 2--000457, 008600460012-8 r,Cp D Tt i The Raa ehouses arm` In groups of four each -ith few e?ceptions, about isix a frota tbo-rail line. -A iiooden-bridge leads-'to the entrance from the rail lines which is at a level about 1.5 a higher than the entrance. The direct connection of tt ? broau -gauge ^ like Ito the in railroad station (and farther to -the Kiev -s etch) did riot exist - in March; 19470, although a railroad emba nt -Tras ilreid he sed i p - there. The trains all had to switch to the crest stretch (freight station). L~tacbzent: Sketch of Reloading Stition at Kovel. 25X1 C 1. Comment: The dimension given seems to refer to the double ramps shown in he center part of Attachment, with no dimension given for the smaller double ramps shown north. of the long ones,, on a parallel set of tracks. Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R008600460012-8