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October 17, 1951
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/04/20: CIA-RDP82-00457R008700230005-3 dr, SECURITY INFORMATION CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT COUNTRY SUBJECT PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. Germany (Russian Zone) Fnfcwn ation on the Status CONFIDENTIAL of Locomotive Columns conference were asked to persuade technically and politically qualified engineers, stokers, chief conductors, and conductors to volunteer for work in transport brigades. Only absolutely reliable personnel living in the soviet Zone of Germany vnre to be considered. This personnel was to replace individuals i-d-io had proved themselves unreliable and had therefore to be transferred to some other assignment. The volunteers would have to sign up for a period of 12 months. (3) 50X1-HUM On 1 July 1951, an unexpected order arrived, according to which the entire locomotive brigade personnel in Frankfurt/Oiler was to be rotated a Three hundred teen were immediately affected. (3) TNIT DOCUMENT COHTAIOW/NROR IATION Afl CTIN6 T T ttATTONAI.211P$NAR OR THE 9N6TQO $fATpF WITNIN TTiE BEARING OP TAB MPIO IATB ACT TO O. L C. U AND oA. AT AMYAIDTO. ITT TRAT AIT9IOM OR TIIC OYYELATION OP ITT COIITTRSO 4I ANY YAEW TO AM ONADTNOBIUD Pl4R$OM IT -YO? MIOITRO PT LA'W FEPIOOYCTION OR THIS POOH IS PHOTIPITEO. 2, .FZf ective 27 June 1951, all leaves for crews of locomotive brigades were cancelled until 20 August 1951, i.e. until after the conclusion of the '.~orld, Youth ; estival. (2) 3, On 21 June 1951, a conference att.:inded by the chiefs of classification yards was }Meld at the Berlin regional railroad headquarters. Those attending the REPORT CD NO. DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. (LIST 17 BELOW) THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION the 26 locomotivesof Locomotive Colur-n No 3 parked in Rued- nitz were to be transferred soon to "..riezen to be parked there by 15 July at the latest'. (1) all locomotive reserves to be kept ready for immediate employment. This order was issued with regard to the increased volume of traffic expected for the :4 , orld Youth Festival in Berlino (!t) 50X1-HUM the German personnel is no SECURITY INFQRMATI - 17 October 1951 STAM y NAVY X NSR8 DISTRIBUTION ARMY X A!R g FBI - - I I T- T T- -1 longer allowed to operate trains as far as the Brest Litovsk freight stations The German locorotives and cabooses are detached at the railroad station before Brest Litovsk and the trains are then pulled there by a Soviet locomotive operated by Soviet personnel, This Leasure was attributed to security considerations on the side of the Soviets Who did not want the Germans to 1 I Q nIIf 7O1o Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/04/20: CIA-RDP82-00457R008700230005-3 the Directorate General,, Railroads., on une 1951 ordered C34RAL I S*T; ,LIGI1 C AGCI4CY become faiil_15ari" with lie operations int' ? C?.~-i1.i^S at their s r+) li(SiT'14i$. 4*'f Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/04/20: CIA-RDP82-00457R008700230005-3 SWRE I` ROL U.5,, orFIC, IAL3 0I11 trarsporV rLssim connected ii-th to ?.c .C1 Youth ' I~rtiva 3o -t . t:. Oder ':.order rrossir , niz~ts~ or to c3.ear t'-t ruec?nit.z ray.. ro-::c-, c epzt; 50X1-HUM (1) The fl[:?5 of dec ti aced Locomotive Column i'fv ~ t':1'. Ct1 !iw~! eec f cold as a colu,rn reserire in Ruednitz since the fall of ed trerr on Jura 3..951'*;'''n`5OX1-HUM P 3,'r be in or '?3 to o" C'. then y 3"I'.eo r e ror tA: Yue:,trin- "i ri,-5 i' latter a scumap. ti rin c, Y sli crtro to be the more :.-x oh ?.:~ (2) Con-firms irl-fcrmation ,p ~~? ~' ~. J...Lrk~3:'i i^,.t;t2c? .~..,'3'.T'~? r.'.-, .+ familiar 1.7. ur: ~ ??ata._t, ,r transit points, The r,Prsr;"1"nr' t:' l f:cornotiv(i ti e to tine Ariothor -w-,nn rorl tI., 1..``7 is t! c.?1- after til1C that ` ri ode ? +'Tron 1 t, p the Soviet and i'r1. ,h ~;ul aticn. 50X1-HUM UrCm do is c,te'r1v"+,Y of Je-~zrt_oF ( i chant a. a t :c f r: iii 'i! 1.)i?rectoraate +'fnn-rrai, !fir ads, ?er'1L.n- li.t- I)C'_:1,E to ineluu'e not ori11 t 1 h pie C`E7!i';::^rll 1?_y" 'Gl e Soviets but aL-.o th`o::e 1cert by the Dire 'irate !7ene ai. tT' 'G'it ? e "; o ! S tr`... quarttrati 50X1-HUM t [mil r r t? _. ..~'~f ~.~~ ( ) This nea:.iui a , pre-L).n!~iaf it lien fotr sec~.1`i t~I ., '":sons 1 .' o t. tv:?.P ,: eason? .. ; onnsider e(: u:xcie: r ~. _ Ua-; (3) This measure is l'ei i eved to he L.3;:^06, e a?" r nr Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/04/20: CIA-RDP82-00457R008700230005-3