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X12 Release 004010

417 Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange

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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.

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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
BX05 contains the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the original roadhaul carrier receiving the shipment.
040
Rail Shipment Information
Max 1
To transmit rail-specific shipment data
050
Reference Identification
Max 30
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification 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 500
080
Equipment DetailsMandatory
Max 1
To identify the equipment
081
Equipment Characteristics
Max 1
To send additional information regarding a specific piece of 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 2
To transmit in-bond information
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
E1 Loop
Repeat 2
161
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination Consignee
Max 1
To identify the party receiving the empty car
162
Empty Car Disposition - Pended Destination City
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of named party receiving the empty car
164
Price Authority Identification
Max 1
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
165
Canadian Grain Information
Max 15
To transmit the transportation and distribution requirements of grain at Canadian ports
REF Loop
Repeat 99
167
Reference Identification
Max 1
To specify identifying information
168
Quantity and Description
Max 15
To indicate line item quantity, description, marks and numbers, commodity code, weight, and customs value
N1 Loop
Repeat 5
169
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
170
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
172
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
175
Interchange Move Authority
Max 3
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
181
Additional Reference Information
Max 499
To identify additional station and waybill or station, or waybill information pertaining to revenue waybill
190
Event Detail
Max 1
To specify information about a specific event
200
Origin StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail origin of the shipment
210
Destination StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail destination of the shipment
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
220
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
225
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
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
245
Reference Identification
Max 2
To specify identifying information
250
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
262
Billing Information
Max 12
To identify the individual billing segments within a movement when joint rail rates have been established between carriers but do not cover the entire movement
S1 Loop
Repeat 12
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
458
Stop-off Station
Max 1
To specify location details for a stop-off
459
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
460
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
461
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
462
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
463
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
470
Route InformationMandatory
Max 13
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
485
Route Code
Max 1
To specify the route using a single code
E1 Loop
Repeat 2
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
511
Price Authority Identification
Max 1
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
520
Special Handling Instructions
Max 20
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
530
Protective Service Instructions
Max 5
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 NumbersMandatory
Max 15
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers
L0 Loop
Repeat 25
570
Line Item - Quantity and Weight
Max 1
To specify quantity, weight, volume, and type of service for a line item including applicable "quantity/rate-as" data
575
Measurements
Max 3
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
590
Price Authority Identification
Max 30
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
595
Export License
Max 6
To transmit information contained on an export license
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 the 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 the 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
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 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 Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods 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 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
785
Pro Forma - B13 Information
Max 1
This segment is used to specify a pro forma invoice and B13 Canadian Customs Export Declaration information, required by U.S. and Canadian customs
790
Customs Information
Max 10
To indicate customs information
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.