Demounted railway track* near Alytus in 1955

Pulled down flyover of road to Simnas (right side) and underpass of road to Seirijai (right of centre).

Photograph from Gintaras Lučinskas collection
Soviet military maps of 1947 show that the railway was dismantled by German fascists forces west of Likiskiai railway stop to Sestokai. Railway through Alytus and the vicinities was not destroyed. Aerofotographs taken in the ed of war, indicates that little bridges were destroyed.
The railway track in Alytus and nearby is demounted completely in military maps of 1958. Perhaps rails were used to rebuid more important railway somewhere.

A railroad plough Schienenwolf is a rail vehicle
which was used during WW2 for destruction of rail track

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