info on the rail net works in Europe is going to be hard. Many of the railroads were destroyed and rebuilt by both parties. The Nazis had a hell of a time in the Soviet Union because the Soviet rail network is 5 foot gage and still is today. The German army found out fast when they had to waste time and money to re-gage every rail and switch only to have a vary active resistance groups destroying everything behind them. I my self spent some time researching the war with in the Eastern Front and did some interviews with some of the former partisans fighters and retired Military troops in Ukraine. I also took some time at the National Archives and took well over 286 photos of some of the equipment used at the Great Patriotic War Museum in Kiev, Ukraine. The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday 10a.m. to I believe 6p.m. if I'm not mistaken. There is a 20.00$ fee at the door to the main building and 5.00 or 10.00 bucks to get into the grounds to view the tanks, artillery pieces, trucks, and Railroad guns on display. To view the national arcives you have to make arrangement ahead of time and need an interpreter which will run you about $20.00 U.S. dollars an hour. As for wondering around the country side get a vary good map and have at it Copys of Nazi Occupation maps are avalable from most street side tourist huts along side the street near Independence square or near St. Andrews Church in Kiev. Maps will run between $30.00 and $110.00 U.S. Dollars and are vary well detailed.
no matter the weather or the country I'll still be trackside!