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X12 Release 003030

417 Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange

Functional Group WB

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange Transaction Set (417) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide the rail carrier with detailed movement instructions pertinent to a rail carrier shipment and is used by all Class I rail carriers in the United States and Canada.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Beginning Segment For Data Correction Or Change
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates and other basic data relating to the transaction set.
030
General Shipment Information
Max 1
To transmit identification numbers and other basic shipment data
040
Rail Shipment Information
Max 1
To transmit rail-specific shipment data
050
Reference Number
Max 30
To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier
060
Cargo Manifest
Max 2
To identify specific flight or voyage information for multimodal shipments.
070
Date/Time Reference
Max 5
To specify pertinent dates and times
N7 Loop
Repeat 255
080
Equipment DetailsMandatory
Max 1
To identify the equipment.
VC Loop
Repeat 21
090
Motor Vehicle Control
Max 1
To define motor vehicle identification and logistics.
N1 Loop
Repeat 2
092
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name and code
094
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
096
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
098
Special Handling Instructions
Max 1
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
100
Intermodal Chassis Equipment
Max 1
To specify the chassis equipment details in terms of identifying numbers, weights and ownership
110
Intermodal Movement Information
Max 1
To specify the overall movement of a shipment
120
In-bond Identifying Information
Max 1
To transmit in-bond data for a master in-bond bill of lading
130
Scale Identification
Max 1
To identify the scale type and the location and time a shipment is weighed
140
Seal Numbers
Max 5
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals.
150
Equipment Ordered
Max 1
To specify carrier equipment.
160
Car Service Order
Max 1
To identify the car service directive or other car movement instructions applicable to the empty movement of the car
170
Interchange Move Authority
Max 1
To identify the transportation interchange authority
180
Waybill Reference
Max 499
To identify the waybill and to specify the equipment used and the destination details
190
Event Detail
Max 1
To specify information about a specific event
200
Origin StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail origin of this shipment.
210
Destination StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail destination of this shipment.
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
220
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name and code
230
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
240
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
250
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
S1 Loop
Repeat 6
440
Stop-off Name
Max 1
To identify a stop-off party
450
Stop-off Address
Max 2
To specify the address of the stop-off party
460
Stop-off Station
Max 1
To specify location details for a stop-off
470
Route InformationMandatory
Max 13
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
480
Rebill At Interchange
Max 1
To allow the identification of multiple billing origins and methods of payment on shipments requiring multiple billings
490
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination Consignee
Max 1
To identify the party receiving the empty car
500
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination City
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of named party receiving the empty car
520
Special Handling Instructions
Max 20
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
530
Protective Service Instructions
Max 1
To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions.
LX Loop
Repeat 25
540
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set.
550
Description, Marks and Numbers
Max 15
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers.
555
Loop Header
Max 1
To indicate that the next segment begins a loop
LX Loop
Repeat 25
560
Assigned Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set.
570
Line Item - Quantity and Weight
Max 10
To specify quantity, weight, volume and type of service for a line item including applicable ``quantity/rate-as'' data.
580
Rate and Charges
Max 10
To specify rate and charges detail relative to a line item including freight charges, advances, special charges, and entitlements
585
Loop Trailer
Max 1
To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete
590
Tariff Reference
Max 30
To reference details of the tariff used to arrive at applicable rates or charge
T1 Loop
Repeat 64
600
Transit Inbound Origin
Max 1
To specify origin point and waybill references of movement to transit waybill point
610
Transit Inbound Lading
Max 30
To specify lading description, including weight and rate details applying to associated T1 segment
620
Transit Inbound Route
Max 12
To specify transit inbound routing including equipment identifications for associated T1 and T2 segments
630
Transit Inbound Rates
Max 1
To identify the transit inbound prior origin point and waybill reference of movement to point specified in T1 segment
640
Free-form Transit Data
Max 99
To transmit information in a free-form format relating to a specified transit sequence number
650
Total Weight and Charges
Max 1
To specify the total shipment in terms of weight, volume, rates, charges, advances, and prepaid amounts applicable to one or more line items
660
Loop Header
Max 1
To indicate that the next segment begins a loop
LH1 Loop
Repeat 100
670
Hazardous Identification Information
Max 1
To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity.
680
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 4
To specify the hazardous classification, placard notation and endorsement information.
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is ``NONE'', then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
690
Hazardous Material Shipping Name
Max 10
To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements.
700
Freeform Hazardous Material Information
Max 20
To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments
710
EPA Required Data
Max 3
To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material
720
Canadian Dangerous Requirements
Max 1
To specify additional Canadian Transport Goods Directorate requirements covering transportation of dangerous commodities in Canada.
730
Transborder Hazardous Requirements
Max 3
To specify the placard information required by the second government agency when shipment is to cross into another country
740
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 5
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers.
745
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
750
Loop Trailer
Max 1
To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete
760
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
770
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 6
To specify the hazardous classification, placard notation and endorsement information.
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is ``NONE'', then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
780
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 1
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers.
790
Customs Information
Max 10
To indicate customs information
800
Canadian Grain Information
Max 1
To transmit the transportation and distribution requirements of grain at Canadian ports.
810
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments).
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.