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August 11, 1952
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Approved For Release 2006/04/18: CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 INFORI AI ION REPORT REPORT NO. COUNTRY Poland KEFE ECE COPY `?N? DO NOT CE CULATE 25X1SUBJECT 1. Warsaw Marshalling Yard 2. Soviet Railroad Traffic DATE DISTR. 11 August 1952 NO, OF PAGES 1 NO. OF ENCLS. 2 (3 pages) (LISTED BELOW) 25X1 OF THE UN ITED STATES, W I T H I N THE MEANING OF TITLE 18, SECTIONS 793 AND 794, OF THE U.S. CODE, AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REVE- LATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT BY AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS PROHIBITED BY,.LAW. THE REPRODUCTION OF THIS FORM IS PROHIBITED. SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 1. Soviet transports from East German pass through the Warsaw marshal i g yard in the direction. of Brest Litovsk in the 25X1 direction of Siedlce-Czeremcha-B.ajnowka-Narewka-Niezbodzicze 25X1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SECRET/CO:NTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY SECURITY INFORMATION and toward Malkinia and Bialystok: These Soviet transports are received on tracks 3, 5, 7 and 9. 2. Approximately 70 percent of the transports (about 20 trains per day) come from Frankfurt/Odes and the rest probably come from Gubin (Guben). 3fi Trains from the DER carry bridge structures, machinery, trucks for narrow- 1 gauge railroads, trucks and briquettes. One train, consisting of approximately 40 refrigerator cars, passes through the yard daily. 4. Since 1950, Soviet transports have increased considerably. The USSR transports iron ore; cast iron. molds; steel plates, approximately 16 to 20 mm. thick, and approximately 12 x 3 meters in size, which are probably -uses. for ship- building; and anthracite coal. These shipments are destined for East Germany and Poland. One train, carrying what is called a dangerous load, passes through the Warsaw marshalling yard daily. The traffic service manager is informed only half an hour before the train is due to ass. Trains running in the opposite direction receive a special order,~to close the furnace flue 25X1 to avoid flying sparks. Each train always consists of closed and sealed cars. STATE ARMY CLASS I F I CAT I ON SECRET/CONTROL - U. S. OFFICIALS ONLY NAVY X NSRB DISTRIBUTION AIR X FBI OFcB . Approved For Release 2006/04/18: CIA-RDP82-00457R013300340007-4 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 1A~RR5wO ~S~pM 01,. 0 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY Legend for Attachment A Warsaw Marshalling Yard D a. Seven secondary tracks, numbered 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15, run parallel to the main line No. 1, which passes through the Warsaw marshalling yard in the direction of Siedice. These secondary tracks are approximately 600 meters long. A water crane is located between tracks 3 and 5, and 7 and 9. b. Thirteen secondary tracks, numbered It., 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, and 28, run parallel to the main line No. 2, which passes through the Warsaw marshalling yard from Siedlc.e. A water crane is located between tracks 4 and 6 and between 8 and 10. c. Control interlocking machine (Befehlsstellwerk), operating 28 mechanical points. d. Interlocking machine, operating 32 mechanical points. e. Interlocking machine, type Antoninow, operating 15 mechanical points; mechanically operated block system. f. Points cabin; points operated by hand. g. Administration building of the Operational Works. The latter is under' the administrative control of the East Warsaw Railroad Station. h. Engine sheds, with turntable (operated both electrically and by hand) for 14 locomotives. Minor repairs up to grade L-2 are undertaken in these sheds. The O.K.L,-2 is the locomotive used exclusively for shunting. i.. Engine sheds and workshops, where repairs of grade L-1 are carried but. J. Warehouses (lubricating oil, spare parts, etc.) belonging to the Operational Works. k. Stacks of coal with three electrically operated loading cranes. 1. Paved loading ramp, approximately 700 meters long; this ramp was partly damaged and as of November 1951, was not repaired. m. Main power distributing station for suburban electric trains of the Warsaw junction. Power is distributed here for the substations in Pruszkow and Minsk Mazowiecki. n. Mlawski tunnel, connecting east Warsaw and Zabki, Tluszcz, and Malkinia; in 1951 construction was in the early stages. The railroad line was to be constructed under the railroad lines as marked on Attachment A. It will serve suburban electric trains as well as long distance traffic. At present, this line runs from Warsaw Wilenska (sic); this station will be closed some time in the future. SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 25X1 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13300340007-4