EDI
API DocsTerminal
NEW!
Programmatically translate EDI to JSON with the EDI Core REST API
Get started in minutes →
Segment
in
X12 Release 003040

BA Beginning Segment for Advance Consist

To transmit identifying numbers, dates and other basic data relating to the transaction set
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
143
Transaction Set Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code uniquely identifying a Transaction Set.
Codes (236)
02
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
6
9
-
Code (Standard Point Location) defined by NMFTA point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city.
BA02 SPLC code is the interchange location code.
03
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
BA03 is the estimated interchange date.
04
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BA04 is the estimated interchange time.
05
Interchange Train Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
10
-
Train identification (free-form).
BA05 Interchange Train ID is used to identify the train ID or interchange cut.
06
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
-
Code (Standard Point Location) defined by NMFTA point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city.
BA06 SPLC Code is the current train location and is mandatory if BA09 equals ``T.''
07
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
BA07 is the event date.
08
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BA08 is the event time.
09
Type of Consist Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code indicating the type of consist.
BA09 Type of Consist is the consist identification.
Codes (8)
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.
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.